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OpenUp: Startup Formation and Equity Process

Date

Dec 14 2021

Time

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location

Virtually through Zoom
zoom.us

COST

Free
Peter Swan

Organizers

Peter Swan

Peter has been working in and around startups for over a decade. Prior to taking on the CEO role at Gust, he held product and technical leadership roles at Gust and Indaba Music. Peter is passionate about enabling anyone with a good idea to turn it into a viable business.

Other Organizers

Ryan Nash
Ryan Nash
Category

Everything a founder needs to know about startup formation, equity, and early legal, to avoid $10 to $15k in corporate cleanup expenses.

The type of legal entity you choose for your startup depends on your long-term goals for the company. Understanding the differences between entity types is important as converting one entity to another can be costly. In this session, we’ll cover what you need to know to pick the right legal entity.

We’ll also go into deeper detail on Delaware C Corporations, the primary entity choice for startups.

This webinar cover:
● When and why to set up a legal entity
● Different ways to incorporate (LLCs, C-Corps, S-Corp election, Benefit Corporation)
● Protecting your personal liability
● How to allocate equity between founders and other early stakeholders
● Granting equity and 83(b) filing
● Intellectual property protection

PARTNER OFFER
BoomStartup community members receive 30% off standard rates for Gust Start, Gust Accelerate, Gust Raise. Find out more.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Founders who are on the path of raising capital by pursuing investors. Regardless if your company is already formalized as an LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp this walk-through is very beneficial because investors will expect to review this information during the diligence process.

DATE
December 14, 2021
9 – 10am MT/ 11 – 12am ET

FORMAT
This is a live, virtual webinar hosted through Zoom

FEE
$0 ticket fee

EXPERTS
Peter Swan
Ryan Nash

About Gust Launch
Gust Launch makes incorporation easy and sets up founders for investment and growth. With powerful tools. Honest advice. And true compassion. Because we’re founders too, and we’re here to support you throughout your entrepreneurial journey so it’s less stressful and more successful.

Meet The Experts

Peter Swan
Peter has been working in and around startups for over a decade. Prior to taking on the CEO role at Gust, he held product and technical leadership roles at Gust and Indaba Music. Peter is passionate about enabling anyone with a good idea to turn it into a viable business.

Ryan Nash
Ryan is currently the COO at Gust and has been with Gust for many years in executive roles both technical and operational. He has worked directly in or supported startups at almost every possible stage for the last 15 years, from a late stage infosec startup acquired by Boeing to the thousands of day-zero companies started on Gust Launch each year.