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Colorado is booming, and an engaged and educated workforce is flocking to the Front Range. These are the key ingredients for a thriving startup ecosystem, and Moye White is well-positioned to help your next venture succeed. Our team of experienced business attorneys understands what it takes to fund, recruit, engage, and grow in the startup space. We are a business partner with growth and the bottom line in mind. No lectures, only solutions. Send us an email or connect with us on LinkedIn to get started.

Follow the links to the right to explore some key resources to take your business from Start to Sold and manage everything in between.

Getting off the ground and into business

What separates the successful startup companies from those that collapse? Talent, vision, and capital are a great start. Add one more layer – the right resources and advisors.

Our team has worked with hundreds of businesses varying in size. We know common mistakes and pitfalls, as well as what you need to succeed. We have compiled resources below to allow you to transform your ideas into a successful startup company.

Have a question? Ask our Startup Team.

Startup 101

Crowdsourced Documents

Accelerators and Incubators

Coworking Spaces in Colorado

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How to find the right capital for your growth

Securing funding can be complicated, and finding the right funding is tricky since not all options are one-size-fits-all. When looking to secure funding for your business, you need to consider the various structures and methods of financing. Additionally, having the right team in place can be the difference between acceleration and stagnation. Below is a quick outline of the major types of funding to consider, along with some key players.

Convertible Notes

Convertible Notes can help raise modest amounts of capital in the form of debt equity. The investor will loan funds with a fixed interest rate, where the principal is due at the maturity date. Often investors use convertible notes as a way to convert to equity during the company’s first VC round.

SAFEs

A SAFE investment is similar to the convertible note. Unlike the convertible note, the SAFE does not have a maturity date and does not acquire interest. SAFE is a financing tool created by the startup accelerator Y Combinator.

Preferred Stock

Preferred Stock is the primary investment instrument for VC financings. If you and your investors agree on what your company is worth (its valuation), you can skip convertible notes or SAFEs and go right to a preferred stock financing.

Have a question? Not sure where to get started? Ask our team.

Financing 101

Crowdsourced Documents

Financing Contacts

Accelerators and Incubators

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Exit strategies and what's next for your business

Moye White can help best position your company to capitalize on an exit. Most startups exit by M&A, either in an asset deal or a merger.

Asset Transaction

Selling the assets of your company means you’ll provide the buyer with tangible items such as intellectual property, licenses, customer lists, and inventory. You will need to consider how to liquidate assets not purchased by the seller, pay off any outstanding liabilities or debt, and reassign contracts.

Merger Transaction

Selling the entire company means every piece of your business, the good and the bad, will be transferred to the new owner. But not all risk can or will be transferred and you may have some post-closing obligations to the new owner.

Have a question? Ask our Startup Team.

Selling 101

Crowdsourced Documents

Professionals

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