My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. A tragic 1980 novel by Sidney Sheldon, Rage of Angels, is all it took for Odunoluwa Longe to decide she wanted to pursue a career in law. The novel’s stunning protagonist, […]
Radar hosts an AMA session with the cofounders of DIYLaw.
The desired end result of the dance performed by a founder and an investor is for the founder to get the investor to believe in her/him, and provide the funding required to develop her/his product to the extent he is able to attract sufficient business for both founder and investor to be financially rewarded.
In this post, I’ll be highlighting a few documents you a startup should have, and why they need those documents. These documents are what we lawyers would say are sine qua non to your existence as a startup, which is simply lawyer speak for essential, an absolute requirement, important, vital, crucial, etc
It is time to step on the brakes and take a step back. You need to curb your excitement and strike that balance of disclosing as little as possible while saying just enough to get their buy-in.
From my experience as a startup lawyer, one of the greatest deficiencies I have found among Nigerian founders is the absence of a vesting arrangement.