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In 2015 congress passed legislation, which can put millions of dollars into the hands of anyone who owns qualifying stock in technology and biotechnology companies upon an exit. It presents a tax planning opportunity for founders, investors and shareholder-employees in technology and biotechnology companies.

Convertible debt is one of the most common funding instruments used by investors and startups, utilized in more than 50% of early-stage financings. It allows startups to raise money quickly and inexpensively, and allows the parties to delay agreeing on a valuation when the company is often “pre-everything.”