SOFTWARE BUSINESS MODEL

Posted on November 26, 2007 | Filed Under Finance & Pricing

SOFTWARE BUSINESS MODEL

LEGAL STRATEGIES FOR STRIKING DEALS

The general legal strategy is to have credibility in all communications with potential investors such as the business plan, presentations and due diligence. Some elements of credibility will add value to your business while others will help avoid a discount on value. The key action points covered in this presentation are:

  • Feature intellectual property as a key value.
  • Design your capital structure to look normal.
  • Try to avoid unconventional financings and business transactions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of current software licensing trends and their impact on revenues.
  • Address the legal issues in international markets since such markets are an increasingly important source of revenue. Read more