What Investors Expect: 409A + Stock Treatment

What Investors Expect: 409A + Stock Treatment

This is the final installment of our What Investors Expect series; I hope that the content we’ve provided has helped you to better interact with your new investors, and has set you on the path to success. Firstly, what is a 409A valuation? A 409A valuation is an official report valuing the common stock of your company Why do I need a 409 valuation? You […]

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Hiring: When to Invest in Hiring

Hiring: When to Invest in Hiring

Employee Workload It can be difficult as a business owner to know when to invest in hiring additional staff; hiring affects staffing levels and capabilities, but it also affects profits. You should only considering hiring to fill a role if the following are true of your business. Staff are Overworked: If your team is stressed, overwhelmed and constantly struggling to meet deadlines then it could be […]

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What Investors Expect: Quarterly Board Meetings

What Investors Expect: Quarterly Board Meetings

Before the Quarterly Board Meeting: What most entrepreneurs don’t know is that some of the most important steps you can take to ensure a successful board meeting come days before the meeting begins. For example, you should be sending out a board book 3+ days in advance. This will give your investors enough time to review the material you will be presenting at the board […]

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