Mofo – Startup Guide for Lawyers and Founders

A Startup Lawyer’s Guide to the 6 Top Things a Founder Should do Before Raising Venture Capital What steps should startups take before raising venture capital financing? Morrison & Foerster Emerging Companies + Venture Capital partner John Rafferty outlines the top six things founders should do before raising venture capital in his recent article for the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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WSGR Entrepreneurs Report – Private Company Financing Trends (2020 YR)

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) is pleased to present the full-year 2020 edition of The Entrepreneurs Report. In this issue, we’ve compiled a range of data on venture financing transactions in which the firm was involved during 2020, with the objective of identifying relevant trends in activity and valuation levels for the U.S. venture capital industry in general. In

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Edmund Hillary Climbing Mt Everest on May 29 1953 – Climb Your Mountain and Plant Your First Prover Flag

For an entrepreneur, when times are good, cash flow is the oil that keeps a venture running smoothly. But cash is like oxygen at the summit of Mt. Everest, run out of cash and trouble brews really fast. Every entrepreneur planning a new venture faces the same dilemma: – What are the critical capital resources? – How much cash (financial

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How do I get started writing a business plan?

Mastering the Business Planning Process Your business plan acts as a reflection of you, showing that you have really thought things through. It requires advance preparation, delegation, refinement, and, most importantly, a disciplined approach. Eugene Kleiner shares sage advice, “Writing a business plan forces you into disciplined thinking if you do an intellectually honest job. An idea may sound great in

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What are Ghost Kitchens?

Also known as virtual kitchen, shadow kitchen, commissary kitchen, cloud kitchen or dark kitchens, ghost kitchens are meant to address the demand for off-premise restaurant dining. In 2018, consumers spent $10.2 billion on orders through third-party delivery platforms like UberEats and GrubHub, according to Technomic. Most operators launch a ghost kitchen to capture more of the hot delivery segment. U.S.

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