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Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Kathy works with the founders of hundreds of early stage startups and helps them use Shoobx to create incorporation, founder shares, financing, stock incentive plan, board consents, IP and HR documents, just to name a few. She also coaches startups on issues relating to Shoobx and due diligence management, working with counsel, 409a valuations, and employee option grants. Kathy is also a Corporate Attorney for Shoobx, and she was a legal fellow at the Boulder Trial Court and the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston. Kathy is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. She is on the Advisory Board of The Capital Network, a nonprofit that provides practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring for founders as they navigate the fundraising process.

Posts By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

My Co-Founder Just Left, Now What?

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

What Should I Know About Share Purchase Price Below Fair Market Value?

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Falling Short of Your Fundraising Goals: Considerations for Next Steps

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

A Step-by-Step Guide to Hiring a Lawyer

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Equity Financing Documents: The Legal Agreements Behind Your Financing

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Understanding Equity Financing Closings

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

All About Term Sheets

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Understanding Stock Certificates

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Term Sheets Aren't That Hard

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Round and Round, We Go! Naming Conventions for Seed, A, and B Fundraises

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Employee Equity: Get The Shares You Deserve, Even After You Leave

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

How to Grant Options to an Employee: A Step-By-Step Guide

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

The Top 7 Lies That Founders Tell Themselves

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Company Share Repurchase Windows: Don’t Let Your Employees Walk Away With More Shares Than They Have Earned

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Working Effectively With Your Board: A Founder’s Introduction to Board Management

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

What is the Difference Between Creating a Delaware S Corp and a Delaware C Corp?

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

What is a cap table?

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

How to Think About Your Incorporation the RIGHT Way

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Pinning Down Your Legal Documents

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Ready to Fly: Going from LLC to Delaware C Corp

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Goodbye Old-Fashioned Due Diligence—Hello Friday Nights!

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

How the Press Finds out About Your Financing Before Your Mom: Form D Filings

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

10 Go-To Sources for Startup News

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

3 Questions about Equity Alphabet Soup—Answered

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Get That Money: Managing Bridge Note Closings

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

3 Steps to Getting NDAs Signed Fast

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

When and How to Document Bootstrapping

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Representations, Warranties, and the Disclosure Schedule

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Vesting: The Founders' Friend

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Founder Shares: 4 Reasons to Grant Them Right Now

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Disruption is Coming: How the Legal Profession Will Change

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Trademarks Part 2: "Use" and "Confusingly Similar"

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Trademarks Part 1: Establishing "Distinctiveness"

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Lessons Learned: Avoiding Founder Liability

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

Understanding your Registered Agent

By Kathy Nolan, Client Services Manager and Corporate Attorney

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