Venture Capital Blog

Non-disclosure agreements

A non-disclosure agreement (“NDA”), often also referred to as a confidentiality agreement, creates a legal obligation between parties to secure that certain confidential information that will be exchanged remains protected. An NDA defines why certain information will be disclosed and which information should be considered confidential. Read more

Founder vesting arrangements

Vesting of shares is a popular concept with emerging companies. When instigated by an investor, the main goal is to ensure that founders (or managers) are incentivized to remain with the company for a certain amount of time. When agreed between founders it is a way to conditionally slice the pie, Read more

Business Angels unite!

Early May this year the Dutch minister for economic affairs Henk Kamp announced plans for the subsidy scheme for the benefit of early stage (techno) start-ups. The scheme came into effect on July the 1st as the ‘SEED Business Angel regulation’. Read more

Benvalor advises Parcompare on investment from Mainport Innovation Fund II

Mainport Innovation Fund II (KLM, Schiphol Group, Delft University of Technology, Port of Amsterdam, NS Dutch Railways) invests in Parcompare, a platform that aids a seamless travel experience by connecting mobility solutions such as parking, taxi and public transport to busy destinations around cities, like airports, cruise terminals, event spaces and transport hubs. Read more