Press Coverage

2019

  • Your Business Magazine

    It is vital to plan for a co-founder's exit from the very start of the business relationship.

  • ventureburn

    This second of two articles zeros in on the functions which an offshore company (ie ForeignCo) will need to undertake, in order for it to show that it owns IP and claim that such IP is located in its offshore company.

  • ventureburn

    At some point those at SA tech companies will ask — how do we move our intellectual property (IP) to an offshore company, one usually owned by the same set of shareholders that own our SA company?

  • GoLegal

    This article explores the original proposal for amendments to the tax exemptions available for South Africans employed overseas, and compares the impending changes in their current state to the original justifications for amendment.

  • Your Business Magazine

    Funding is the life-blood of any start up – sometimes money is needed to simply keep going, and other times money is needed to boost production or expand into a new area. With so many funding round names using a variety of letters of the alphabet and terms that are somewhat foreign, it is helpful to break-down what is actually meant by the particular name given to a funding round.

  • Ventureburn

    No matter how small the world is becoming or how much of a global village we live in, each country’s tax authorities need to be treated fairly and honestly. It simply means that if genuine value is created in Country A, you need to account to Country A’s tax authority for that value and pay tax in Country A.

2018

  • Ventureburn

    You’re a South African and want to set up an offshore company — but a business has so many functions. There’s the finance department, the sales unit, the product development division and countless other functions. Which of these should you allocate to your planned overseas company? Start by identifying each logical, functional part of your business: product development, sales and marketing, finance functions, etc.

  • Ventureburn

    In this, my second article on how to build international business structures (see the first here), I will explain what your international company structure looks like, from an SA perspective. This article explains why the structure will look different, and how it can achieve the desired end result anyway.

  • Ventureburn

    Here is the first in a series of articles on what it entails to set up an overseas office and the offshore structures available.

  • Entrepreneur Magazine

    The term sheet is the document that outlines the terms by which an investor (angel or institutional), will make a financial investment in your company. The term sheet is crucial as it usually determines the final deal structure with your investor – it outlines the terms by which your investor will make a financial investment in your company.