Venture capital funding rounds can be more complicated compared to seed and early series rounds. This is Part 1 of our guidance on the basics to consider.
In a conversation recently, an experienced private equity lawyer told me “Mike, you must have teeth as well as balls!” I liked her metaphor and it was a good reminder when thinking about taking shares as fees in a company you’re working for. In the end I took the equity: but that’s another story (and what makes Who Needs Law a little different!)
It got me thinking more generally about company equity, in this series of blogs I’ll try to cover some equity topics that high-growth companies may encounter, starting with equity incentive structures.
Venture capital funding rounds can be more complicated compared to seed and early series rounds. This is Part 2 of our guidance on the basics to consider.
SEIS (Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme) and EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme) make investing in your business more attractive to potential investors. Why? Because investors can claim tax relief on the shares they purchase. Following are the respective benefits for investors: