William Carleton

Posted on October 01, 2018 by William Carleton | Quick Thoughts on the New Y Combinator Post-Money SAFE
Oct 01, 2018

Quick Thoughts on the New Y Combinator Post-Money SAFE

William Carleton | Startups

Y Combinator's new, September 2018 versions of the SAFE fix key deficiencies in the prior versions, and introduce other substantive changes.... read more

Posted on February 09, 2018 by William Carleton | Special Considerations for 83(b) Elections on Restricted Token Grants
Feb 09, 2018

Special Considerations for 83(b) Elections on Restricted Token Grants

William Carleton | Startups

Thoughts on 83(b) elections, as they pertain to incentive token grants subject to reverse vesting.... read more

Posted on December 18, 2017 by William Carleton | ICO loophole in your investor participation rights?
Dec 18, 2017

ICO loophole in your investor participation rights?

William Carleton | Startups

Don't assume your participation rights as an investor will automatically apply to token offerings made by your portfolio company.... read more

Posted on April 27, 2017 by William Carleton | Report from Angel Summit: Tax Incentive for Startup Founders and Venture Investors
Apr 27, 2017

Report from Angel Summit: Tax Incentive for Startup Founders and Venture Investors

William Carleton | Startups

Will a promising tax incentive for startup founders and investors survive tax reform efforts in 2017?... read more

Posted on February 09, 2017 by William Carleton | View from Seattle: The Founding Team Phenomenon
Feb 09, 2017

View from Seattle: The Founding Team Phenomenon

William Carleton | Startups

Don't look now, but entire development teams, with significant experience (2-3 years+) working together, are leaving giant tech companies to found...... read more