Heated Arguments Over Web3

At least if you follow people in the technology community on Twitter, there is right now an intense debate about Web3. The debate is far-reaching and sometimes hard to follow, in part because there is still a lack of consensus on what is Web3. Some view it as an entirely different internet, or at least […]

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Founder Vesting

Two of the most important questions for companies being launched by more than one founder are: should founder shares be subject to vesting and, if yes, on what vesting schedule?

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Golf and Life

I first picked up a golf club at five years old, in 1975. My grandparents were avid golfers and they gave me a 9 iron. Back then, golf clubs  were rarely made for kids. My 9 iron was an adult club with a shaft cut down to 5-year old size. I remember it like it was […]

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Inward Nine

I’ve provided legal counsel to startup companies for nearly 25 years. I live in Seattle, a software town, and my work fits my town – most clients have been software companies, with some retail, telecom, medical device and biotech businesses as well. I’ve accumulated a lot of knowledge about the “nuts and bolts” of starting and running […]

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