About the Website .
Chapter 1. Startup Phase.
Founders' Contractual Arrangements and Mechanics of the Incorporation Process.
Choice of Entity.
Stock Option Plans and Other Equity Compensation Arrangements.
Chapter 2. Financing The Venture.
Venture Capital Financings.
Basics of Debt Financing.
A Brief Introduction to the Structure and Operation of Venture Capital and Buyout Funds.
Chapter 3. Intellectual Property Protection.
Basics of Intellectual Property Protection.
Technology Licensing: Advanced Topics.
Chapter 4. Private Placements, Initial Public Offerings, And Public Company Regulation.
Basics of Securities Regulation for Private Companies.
Initial Public Offerings.
Public Company Regulation.
Chapter 5. Acquisitions.
Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring Considerations.
Overview of an Acquisition Agreement.