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Many first time entrepreneurs struggle with the issue of how to structure their first round of seed funding. Most entrepreneurs we work with are set up as a Delaware corporation or a limited liability company (formed either in Delaware or your home jurisdiction). The principles discussed in this post apply to both types of entities.
The ASUio Finalists are set! Congratulations to: Air Garage Bloomer Health Technologies Hoolest Performance Technologies Hygiea W8X For the second year, ASU hosted an innovation contest with a grand prize of $100,000 for any college entrepreneur with enough savvy to impress a panel of business and tech experts. The ASU Innovation Open is a contest that
Michael Hool was named on the 20 People to Know List by Phoenix Business Journal. Article link here (requires subscription): https://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/news/2017/08/25/20-people-to-know-startups-michael-hool.html
Keynote: Michael Hool With Tim Draper Michael Hool of Hool Coury Law, will converse with Tim to share early funding stories for some of the world’s successful ventures he has financed, to share Tim’s vision for transforming entrepreneurial education, and his passion on building founders and their great companies. This session will be packed with
The Phoenix Business Journal recently featured Michael Hool in a “People to know in law” piece. Click here to go to the Phoenix Business Journal article. Here’s an excerpt of the piece: People To Know In Law: Michael Hool Why did you want to become an attorney? I always idolized entrepreneurs growing up, but I
ACA Southwest Regional Meeting October 13, 2016 in Phoenix Early Bird Deadline This Friday (September 30) Make sure to take advantage of the best registration rates to attend this once a year investor event. Join experienced angels and VCs from throughout the Southwest for this one-day interactive peer exchange designed by investors for investors. Regional investors will connect with the
Interested in meeting early-stage accredited investors in Phoenix? Then register for the FundingPost Investor RoundTable to be held on October 20, 2016. FundingPost has hosted 300+ sold-out venture events in 23 cities over the past 15 years. At our next Phoenix event, FundingPost will continue our sold out series where we bring in panels of
SEPTEMBER 20-22, 2016 | SAN JOSE, CA Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 is a 3-day journey that brings together two exciting events to create one exceptional conference. Attendees will benefit from expanded programming and networking opportunities as well as the chance to meet the newest tech startups and learn more about their game-changing products and services.
Structuring Early-Stage Financing from Arizona and Silicon Valley Investors Join us on Thursday for a presentation from Michael Hool of Hool Coury Law! Michael Hool, a pioneer in working with high growth companies as venture lawyer and investor, will share his experiences in negotiation, structuring seed, and early stage investments that would be typical for
We were fortunate to watch 11 student-led startups, from four collegiate entrepreneurship programs, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University (NACET) and Grand Canyon University, at the Arizona Collegiate Venture Competition pitch to our panel of judges. All the teams competed at ASU SkySong for a share of cash prizes and Draper University