Why avoid a 50/50 equity split

Why Avoid A 50/50 Equity Split

Alexandra Isenegger Legal Documents, Startup Advice & Tips

If you’re a startup with two co-founders, you may  be tempted to split your equity 50/50. In theory, this may seem like an easy and fair way to divide ownership. However, an equal equity split may lead to a number of future problems that you should consider before going this route. Although rarely discussed because it’s a sensitive matter, founder …

GDPR affect marketing

How Does GDPR Affect Marketing? 

Alexandra Isenegger GDPR

Despite the fact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was made into law almost a year ago, many marketing professionals are still unsure of how to stay compliant. As a marketing professional, you’re likely to be one of the most affected in regard to the use of consumers’ personal data so if you still don’t fully understand exactly how …

Splitting equity

Questions To Ask Before Splitting Equity

Alexandra Isenegger Legal Advice, Startup Advice & Tips

Splitting equity in a startup can be a sensitive topic. How much equity does each founder deserve? The answer to this question is usually different based on each founder’s perspective and, consequently, can be a cause of conflict. But, if you ask the right questions, it’s possible to divide equity in a way that feels fair and satisfactory to everyone. …

Legal Advice For Small Business Owners: The Essentials

Legal Advice For Small Business Owners – The Essentials

Linkilaw Legal Advice

Small businesses accounted for 99.3% of private sector businesses at the start of 2017 and 99.9% were small or medium-sized (SMEs). Want to be part of this business owners’ world? Are you a small business owner wanting to avoid mistakes? Don’t know where to start or what you need? Here are the essentials for those seeking legal advice for small …

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

SEIS Advance Assurance: New Law You May Not Be Aware Of

Linkilaw Business Finance, Startup Advice & Tips

Many startups do not know that SEIS Advance Assurance requirements have changed. Are you one of them? The sooner you comply the sooner you can secure your investors. What is SEIS Advance Assurance? SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new …

Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

Legal Documents Online: A Compliance Checklist For Small Businesses

Linkilaw Legal Documents

You are ready to launch your business but you don’t know which legal documents you need or how to get them. You want to be sure you have everything necessary to save you a world of hurt. Need a compliance checklist? Here it is! Which legal documents do you need? The Memorandum of Association – Articles of Association – Certificate …

FAQ - Seis

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) – FAQ

Linkilaw Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, Startup Advice & Tips

What is SEIS? SEIS is designed to help your company raise money when it’s starting to trade. It does this by offering tax reliefs to individual investors who buy new shares in your company. What can you claim? You can receive a maximum of £150,000 through SEIS investments on which your investors can claim relief. An can claim an income …