Leaver shares and option vesting

This is the third in a short series from DSW Angels on what your choices are in structuring a venture deal, whether as investor or founder. This blog examines structuring for the vesting of founder shares and for employee options – looking at both sides of the debate. What is vesting anyway? It’s a VC…

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share options in venture capital deals

This is the second in our short series from DSW Angels on what your choices are in structuring a venture deal, whether as investor or founder. This edition looks at the benefits of creating a cohesive team around the founder or founders, how they should be rewarded, and who pays the cost.  Investors back teams…

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Poptop afternoon tea

Poptop – the events booking platform backed by DSW Angels, has found renewed success – delivering afternoon teas and virtual entertainment. The Newcastle-based company introduced food deliveries and online events in an attempt to find new sources of income for the suppliers on its platform after live events were cancelled. However the demand for traditional…

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