What is a Fractional COO?

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Business dynamics are evolving. Today, it’s not uncommon to find companies veering away from the traditional full-time executive roles. And at the heart of this evolution is the concept of the Fractional COO. The Evolution of the Fractional COO The Fractional COO, often referred to as a part-time COO, is a strategic move where businesses […]

Why A Tech Startup Needs Legal Services

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Protecting Your Business and Navigating Legal Challenges Tech Startup Legal Services: Tech startups are unique in that they are often built on cutting-edge technology and business models that are new to the market. This can make navigating the legal landscape a challenge, which is why it is important for tech startups to have a dedicated […]

Intellectual Property in Technology

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Intellectual property (IP) is the lifeblood of the technology industry and an essential component in technology law. Intellectual property includes patents, which protect inventions; trademarks, which protect brand names and logos; and copyrights, which protect original works of authorship. When tech companies engage in merger and acquisition activities, they gain ownership of the intellectual property […]

Tax Considerations For Tech M&A

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Tax Considerations for Tech: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act saw the most changes to U.S Tax policy in recent history. Tax matters are a driving force of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) when determining the value of the transaction. In order for Technology (Tech) companies engaged in M&A to assess the impact of the TCJA, […]

Navigating the Complexities of Conducting a Tech IPO/ICO

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Navigating the Tech IPO is a complex process that requires extensive planning and preparation. From registering with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to protecting sensitive information, many technology companies find the process of going public to be overwhelming. But, going public is a significant milestone for any technology company, as it allows them to […]

Understanding the Pros and Cons of Horizontal and Vertical Acquisitions in the Tech Industry

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Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are essential to the growth and expansion of technology industry companies. Horizontal Acquisitions and Vertical Acquisitions are two common types of mergers and acquisitions. Horizontal Acquisitions entail the acquisition of a company that operates in the same market as the acquiring firm. For instance, a company […]

Cybersecurity Risk Management in Technology M&A Transactions

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The rise of the mobile platform drives the growth of the technology business; yet, this puts the industry at a disadvantage in the fight against cybercrime. Cybercrime was a leading threat to organizations globally in 2017, with estimated costs of $21 million for U.S. enterprises, and expected damages of $6 trillion by 2021. The nature […]

Tech M&A Valuations

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M&A valuations are a crucial aspect of determining the purchase price of a target company in the tech industry. The traditional method of valuation is to analyze past performance, but start-up tech companies often don’t have a history to analyze. However, tech M&A transactions are still placed at high value by comparing start-ups to established […]

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