An introduction to the Seed Round

During the past three years, the economic cycle of the region, coupled with the influx of western-educated college graduates returning to the gulf, spurred an enormous level of attention to startups and technology, and spurred a venture focus that was hardly seen before. Young and capable entrepreneurs (commonly referred to as “Founder(s)”) and seasoned venture…

7 Considerations For Programmers for Self-Driving Cars

On September 20, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation released the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. This policy set guidelines that highlight for technology developers and manufacturers the most important areas that to consider when designing, testing, and deploying highly automated vehicles (“HAV”). The 103-page document covers three major areas: (i) vehicle performance guidance; (ii) model…

The Value of a Term Sheet

Many businesses, small and large, retain attorneys to draft transaction documents and simply let them have at it. This is especially the case if there is a pressured timeline. What many business leaders forget, however, is that bare-bone, “high-level” agreements amongst themselves are not always sufficient to reach execution of the intended transaction. So when…