Paul Vlaovic is the co-founder of Sequoia Legal, the first legal outsourcing company... more
Paul Vlaovic is the co-founder of Sequoia Legal, the first legal outsourcing company for bankruptcy lawyers. Vlaovic is a licensed attorney and member of the New York State Bar Association. Prior to co-founding Sequoia Legal, Vlaovic worked in Latin America in real estate development managing a staff of 12 employees. At 21, Vlaovic also worked as a licensed securities trader for a major North ... view profile
New businesses that need money often rely on investors whose focus is loaning money to start-up businesses. Venture capital attorneys help negotiate and document the terms of the investment, including what the investors get for their money, and how the business will be run after the investment. The investors usually want shares in the business and the right to have some input into the company's business strategies. Structuring this kind of deal can be very complicated; venture capital lawyers know what terms are standard and what terms are negotiable. If you are starting a business and need financing, a venture capital lawyer will provide advice about how to attract and negotiate with venture capital investors.