VDR Ch. 7: The Cap Table
September 5, 2017 | By Vela Wood
Office Hours is a podcast hosted by Vela Wood venture attorneys Kevin Vela and Aaron Terwey covering general issues related to small businesses and startups. Venture Deals Review is a series of Office Hours episodes discussing the book Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist by Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson.
In this episode, Kevin and Aaron review Chapter 7: “The Capitalization Table” and discuss best uses of cap tables, online cap table management platforms, and how VCs and companies each approach calculating price per share.
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