GETTING IN THE GAME

Guiding Your Startup Through the World of Venture Capital and Angel Investors

Learn how to successfully build and finance your startup using the advice of a venture lawyer with over $6 billion in corporate finance experience. Now in its second edition, this book breaks down the lessons a startup business needs to learn to go from great idea to successful exit. Each chapter is geared to explaining in simple terms what an entrepreneur needs to know about finding and meeting venture capital firms and angel investors and giving them winning presentations. The book guides the reader through challenging concepts like dilution and capitalization tables in an easy-to-understand format. The author shares life lessons from other startups to help the reader avoid pitfalls that other first-time founders can easily avoid with a little forewarning. The book contains valuable examples of term sheets, nondisclosure agreements and other useful information that every startup team should have in their toolboxes.

WINNING THE GAME

How to Successfully Sell Your Business

Learn how to successfully sell your business using the advice of a corporate lawyer with $6+ billion in merger & acquisition experience. This book breaks down the lessons that a business owner needs to learn to have a successful exit. Each chapter is geared toward explaining in simple terms what a business owner needs to know about finding buyers and getting to a deal. The book guides the reader through challenging concepts like earnouts and indemnification in an easy-to understand format. The author shares life lessons from other business owners to help the reader avoid pitfalls.