How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Million Dollar Legal Mistakes

When joining or building a company, it is imperative that you understand the laws around equity. As an employee, not understanding how stock options work may leave you with expensive tax bills for worthless stock. As a founder, doling out equity too liberally will leave you with a sliver of the company by the time you exit through an IPO or acquisition.

Lessons from Zulily: Fans not Flashers

I like to refer to people who are attracted to flash sales as flashers. They want to get in, get a thrill, and get out. As an entrepreneur building a company, you don’t want flashers, you want fans.

3 Rules for Pitching Investors

It’s critical to focus on raising capital from people you actually want to learn from. It’s never about the money. It’s always about the advice.