Ahmed Elmallah spoke at theAdvising Tech-Enabled Startup CompaniesLESA Webinar.

The program focused on pressures, challenges and opportunities faced by startup companies.Ahmed and his co-presentersidentified common issues and associated legal risks, and helped attendees develop strategies to address them.

Topics included:

  • Shareholder agreements;
  • Pre-seed and seed financing;
  • Common employment issues;
  • Incentivizing stakeholders—an introduction to founder vesting and stock option plans;
  • Common intellectual property issues; and
  • Common tax issues.