Venture Deals Review Ch. 1: The Players
July 11, 2017 | By Vela Wood
Office Hours is a podcast hosted by Vela Wood startup 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 1: The Players” and discuss the non-monetary value your VC should provide, issues with Friends and Family financing, how the angel investor ecosystem has evolved, and how paying advisors success fees can violate SEC laws.
You can find definitions and examples of terms found in the book and this podcast in our Venture Glossary.
- Blue Sky Laws
- Data Room
- Due Diligence
- Finder’s Fee
- Follow-On Financing
- Friends and Family Round
- Investment Advisor
- Investment Thesis
- Participating Preferred Stock
- Smart Money
- Foundry Group
- Dallas Angel Network
- VW Venture Deals Year in Review 2016
- Seed Round Capital Raise Audit 2013-2015
- How Much Equity Should I Grant to Advisors?
- Silicon Valley Review S4, Ep35: Did Bream Hall & Erlich Violate SEC Securities Regulation Laws?
- VW Startup Lifecycle Infographic
- Silicon Valley Review S4, Ep31: Types of Investors, Seed Funding & Collaborative VCs
- Securities Straight Talk Vol. 4: Why You Need to Consider Blue Sky Laws Before Conducting a Capital Raise
- Here’s why Dallas is primed for ‘Series A’ funding
- Finding an Angel Investor in Texas
- The Shifting Landscape of Angel Investing
- Are You Ready to Talk to Angel Investors?
- Avoid Partnership Perils – Spell it Out Up Front
You’ll want to bookmark Venture Glossary as a quick reference for navigating the venture world. We love talking about startups, so follow us on Twitter. And feel free to email us at email@example.com with any comments or suggestions!