Author Archives: Joe Wallin

About Joe Wallin

Joe Wallin focuses on emerging, high growth, and startup companies. Joe frequently represents companies in angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other significant business transactions. Joe also represents investors in U.S. businesses, and provides general counsel services for companies from startup to post-public.

Reduce Potential Liability for Data Breaches

DWT partner Randy Gainer gave a presentation entitled “How to Improve Data Security and Reduce Potential Liability for Data Breaches.” The presentation focused on the following topics: The risks of cyber attacks Choosing cost-effective security measures Evaluating cyber insurance coverage … Continue reading

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Meet Gary Ritner, Founder of the Puget Sound Venture Club

Founded in 1985, Puget Sound Venture Club (PSVC) is the oldest angel group in Seattle. Even prior to founding the organization, Gary has been a valuable resource and a supporter of the Northwest startup community. His stories are educational as well … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: When Will the Rules Be Done?

The startup community is getting excited and antsy.  The comment period on the SEC’s crowdfunding rules ended February 3.  The speculation has begun – when will the rules be final?  Could it be this summer? My answer:  Who knows! But to … Continue reading

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M&A Cage Match

This should be fun. If you are interested in attending this event, you can sign up here: http://www.wfs.com/user/register Ready for an M&A cagematch? See @joewallin go head2head w/ @tamccann TMRW! #SeattleWFS2014 http://t.co/99SNe9VdF5 pic.twitter.com/4kMieJN7zo— CorumGroup (@CorumGroup) January 28, 2014

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Is the QSB Stock Tax Exclusion Even Worth It?

In the throes of the end of last year, when people were trying to figure out whether to incorporate a C Corporation before year end to try to set themselves up to qualify for the Section 1202, qualified small business stock … Continue reading

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