Monthly Archives: December 2015

On-Demand Physicians

With the rapid changes technology is bringing to the healthcare industry, a number of companies are trying to offer on-demand services for in-house doctors and at-home procedures. A similar model exists for a number of years in Europe where people are used to call for doctors to come visit them at home. In the U.S. […]

Laws As A Business Opportunity

Before starting a business, it is always a good idea to go speak wth your lawyers and understand what could be the pitfalls of a certain business. It is usually hard to get a clear thinking on every legal aspects of a project without getting some external advice. Guidance will make you more efficient and avoid you to be lose time in […]

The Age Of The Robots Is Coming

Some of us have been dreaming for a long time to be able to use robots for a multitude of tasks in our lives. Today, we see how robots are used in factories around the world to produce many of the products we consume or surgeons use them to perform better surgeries. Improvements in robotics have been tremendous […]

Splitting The Cake – Options Or Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)?

For the longest time, the way to incentivize employees and sharing a piece of the action was exclusively through option grants rather than with restricted stick units (RSUs). Stock options offers a form of ownership to employees by giving them the right to purchase stocks in a company after certain conditions have been met (traditionally based on […]

Europe Is Going Full Blast On Privacy

Let’s get ready. After long battles with American tech companies, the European Union just ratified a new set of laws regarding privacy which are extremely though. Those regulations will make it hard for big tech companies to comply without a lot of efforts, changes and money. For small startups, it will create important compliance barriers to enter the […]

The Dance Of The Mighty Unicorns Is Nearly Over

Did you ever see a unicorn? We didn’t (at least not consciously). A unicorn in the startup world is a company which value has reached a billion dollar. In the tech world, few succeed and many fail. When a company is worth a $1bn and you did participate in its last round, you really (really, […]

Why Don’t Venture Capitalists Sign An NDA?

Entrepreneurs often ask us why we are not willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before they send us their project. An NDA is a confidentiality agreement to make sure that the dealings between two parties or more remain strictly confidential. Most serious venture capitalists don’t sign an NDA for most projects. One of the main […]