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Pro-rata Rights For Angels

Joanne Wilson (aka Gotham Gal) has an outstanding post today titled Pro-rata rights. In it she makes two important points about angel investing. She won’t do a deal if the legal documents aren’t good. She won’t do a deal if she doesn’t get pro-rata rights. She then goes on to discuss a thing that happens…

Series A Warrants Based On Milestones Versus A Deal With Two Closes

Question: In a Series A, the investor is proposing a preferred stock with warrants. The warrants relate to the accomplishment of milestones, are optional, and are priced at 50% above the initial price. Is there an advantage to this versus structuring a two close deal. How do we make the second investment mandatory, more like…