Posts by Ori Epstein
Equity Incentives: A Way to Grow Your Healthcare IT Company
If you’re involved in a Healthcare IT startup, you’ve likely lost more than a night’s sleep worrying about your technology’s ability to protect patient data and privacy against a growing number of cybersecurity threats while also demonstrating compliance with HIPAA and other relevant standards. Top-tier HIPAA compliance and risk management can be costly. It’s also…Read More
Are Stock Options Right for Your Startup Company?
Since the early days of Silicon Valley, startup technology companies have relied on stock options to lure new talent. The strategy has proven successful, but there are many considerations that tech companies should keep in mind when pursuing this type of equity incentive. It is essential to understand not only the different kinds of stock…Read More
Proposed Regulations for Carried Interest – Is It Time to Analyze Business Strategies?
When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced the new carried interest rules through IRC Section 1061, it upended compensation models that had been utilized by a wide variety of professionals and industries, most notably real estate developers, private equity and hedge fund managers. The new rules extended the holding period from 1…Read More
3 Updates you Need to Know About Business Interest Expense Deduction Limitations
On July 28, 2020, the Treasury and IRS published several pieces of regulation and guidance that will have a significant impact on many taxpayers. If you are affected by the business interest expense deduction limitations under IRC Section 163(j), or if you own a business that manages or operates a residential living facility, read on…Read More
Key Items to Remember About Startup Funding Term Sheets
The phrase “term sheet” is often bandied about in the startup world. To the uninitiated, it may seem mystical. It isn’t. In the context of startup funding, a term sheet is a document that maps out the parameters of a funding deal between a startup and investors. As such, it can be simple or complex.…Read More
Tax Reform: Why the Right Business Structure Is Vital for Tech Startups
The business entity you choose when starting a new company is more important than ever before in the wake of the new tax reform law. Getting it wrong can mean higher taxes and could make it harder to raise capital because certain investors can’t or won’t invest in some business entities. Getting it right can…Read More
How to Find Investors for Your Business? Do Your Homework
Wondering how to find investors? Here’s how to raise funds if you’re ready to grow your business without adding debt to your balance sheet.Read More