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Terri Krivosha Quoted in Minnesota Business Magazine Article on Emerging Business Funding

July 15, 2016

Terri Krivosha, partner in Maslon's Business & Securities Group, is quoted in the June 22, 2016, Minnesota Business magazine article titled, "The Minnesota Money Game." The article offers a "comprehensive look at the general financing considerations that any budding entrepreneur needs to take into account, the pros and cons of various common financing options, and the overall strengths and shortcomings of our fair state's early-stage funding ecosystem."

In a discussion of whether or not to accept financing, Terri states, "Once your company accepts outside financing, it's not really your company anymore. If you own 100%, you are your own board." The article states, "Though every startup is different, Krivosha — like virtually every impartial early-stage business expert — advises entrepreneurs to bootstrap until they can't anymore, whether because they're not willing to invest any more of their own liquid assets or because they want to scale faster than bootstrapping allows."

To read the full article online, go to: Minnesota Business "The Minnesota Money Game."

Terri works with a vibrant network of entrepreneurial and dynamic businesses and those who fund them. She uses her broad strategic skills together with extensive experience to help her clients achieve success in all phases of their development and growth. Terri serves as general counsel to many companies, providing advice as a valued business partner. She works with clients in many industries, including service industries, healthcare, consumer products, manufacturing, technology, and social enterprise. In August 2014, Terri's book Founding a Startup: What You Need to Know was published by Thomson/Reuters and is available on


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