Publications

Publications

13.02.2024

VC funding for startups – how to get venture capital funding?

Starting a business usually requires originators to obtain an external source of financing to allow market expansion. For young companies, leasing or credit are unavailable or financial institutions grant them on unfavourable terms. Business Angels, but also Venture Capital funds can be an alternative. Let’s take a look at the last of these. How to get VC funding?

10.02.2024

Vesting of shares in a startup – what is share vesting?

Startups are a business model that very often relies on the knowledge of qualified staff. However, it does not always have enough capital immediately to be able to offer key employees attractive remuneration. One mechanism to motivate professionals to work harder and commit to the business is share vesting. What does this solution consist of?

06.02.2024

Venture Studio – what is it and how do you build one?

The continuing popularity of start-ups and the changing economic environment is causing originators to seek ever new ways of support. The origins of venture building can be traced back to the end of the last century, when IdeaLab from the United States supported the development of almost a hundred businesses and listed many of them on the stock exchange. Let’s take a look at what venture building is and how to build a venture studio?

30.01.2024

The Digital Services Act (DSA) – who does it apply to?

For a long time, digital services provided to consumers across borders could not wait for a compact and comprehensive legal regulation. A regulation known as the Digital Services Act is about to enter into force to fill this gap and ensure legal consistency across the Community. We look at the scope of the new regulation. Who does it affect and what does it actually change?

24.01.2024

Smart contracts – what is it and how it works?

Blockchain technology is much more than cryptocurrencies. It is commonly used for smart contracts, which allow transactions to be automated while maintaining a high level of security. How do blockchain-based contracts work and what is worth knowing about them?

27.12.2023

Small Payment Institution in Poland

The Small Payment Institution (PL: ,,Mała instytucja płatnicza”, ,,MIP”) has been operating in the Polish legal order since 2018. Its establishment allows for the provision of payment services to a limited extent and, for many entities, represents a very important transitional stage preceding the establishment of a National Payment Institution (NPI). What do you need to keep in mind if you are operating an MIP or considering setting one up?

22.12.2023

GDPR for SaaS companies – how to implement GDPR for SaaS applications?

Cloud services, or cloud computing, have become extremely popular because they make it easier for teams to work and enable remote delivery of services to audiences around the globe. Cloud computing comes in several varieties, among which SaaS has an important place. Is it necessary to implement GDPR in SaaS applications and how to do it legally?

20.12.2023

Body leasing: what is it and what does it consist of?

Body leasing, often seen as an alternative to outsourcing, is particularly popular in the IT sector. It allows IT staff to be quickly replenished without the need for time-consuming recruitment and the high costs associated with hiring a full-time employee. What is body leasing and when is it worth opting for it? Is body leasing a better solution than outsourcing?