What are they? Why to have one?

  • Examples of Provisions
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Equity Shares and Vesting
  • Cash Contributions and / or Requirements
  • Decision Making, Board of Directors / Managers, Scope of Authority, Supermajority Issues
  • Intellectual Property Assignment
  • Confidentiality
  • Competition
  • Vision for Company
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Amendment

Stephen Rothman recently hosted a panel discussion at the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA. The panel was comprised of Mr. Rothman, Anurag Bist, the founder and CEO of Moxair and Ashmar, and Alfred E. Osborne, the Senior Associate Dean of UCLA Anderson School of Management. Videos of the panel are available at the CNSI website here.