Term Sheet Provisions (Part II)
Term sheets are complex documents full of legal jargon. Learn about some of the lesser-known provisions within a term sheet while gathering helpful negotiating tips.
Valuation Caps and Conversion Discounts
Delve into the mechanics of how investors structure convertible debt arrangements with valuation caps and conversion discounts to protect the value of their investments.
Investors often receive anti-dilution provisions in funding arrangements. Learn more about these provisions and how they can affect the ownership structure of your startup.
Term Sheet Provisions (Part I)
Term sheets are complex documents full of legal jargon. Learn about some of the most important provisions within a term sheet while gathering helpful negotiating tips.
Learn about the mechanics of liquidation preference calculations and how these provisions can influence the amount that shareholders receive during an exit.
Convertible Preferred Stock and Convertible Debt
Startups typically raise capital by issuing convertible preferred stock or convertible debt. Find answers to frequently asked questions about these financing arrangements.
Dilution and Stock Option Pools
Securing capital from outside investors will dilute your ownership position. Learn about how funding rounds and stock option pools can affect your startup’s ownership structure.
Term Sheets Overview
Term sheets explain the details of a VC firm’s investment offer. Learn more about these important documents and discover some tips for navigating negotiations.
Startup valuations are at the center of negotiations between investors and founders. Find out how investors determine a company’s worth.
Overview of Startup Financing
Gain a broader perspective about startup financing and find out how startups raise capital to fund their growth.
The Stages of Startup Financing
Follow the financing path of startups from seed money to exit and learn about the pros and cons of bootstrapping.