The Reality Check That May Save Your Company

Inc Startups

In the early days of one consulting firm, the founders signed a contract with a large software company that gave the customer unlimited consulting under the guise of a $40,000 subscription agreement. Rein in customer expectations, or they could sink your business.

Series Seed, eh!

StartupCFO

If you’ve raised capital before you know that the term sheet is the least of your worries as it’s just a precursor to a much bigger set of definitive agreements including a Shareholders Agreement and Subscription Agreement (or Investor Rights and Purchase Agreements in the US). I recently saw a $100K seed investment that required a 47 page subscription agreement and similarly large Shareholders agreement.

House Passes Crowdfunding Bill: FAQ’s for Entrepreneurs

Scott Edward Walker

Presumably, each stockholder will be required to execute a subscription agreement and/or stockholders’ agreement to address key issues such as transfer restrictions, rights of first refusal, drag-along rights, etc. Last week, the U.S.

The Best Way to Raise Money That No One Talks About

Inc Startups

A private placement share agreement can give your company the capital it needs to take things to the next level. But there's a third way you can raise capital for your growing business that's easier and more effective than both of those methods: a private placement agreement.

What Should an Executive Summary Look Like?

VC Deal Lawyer

If you are raising friends and family money, then you will most likely use a private placement memo format along with a subscription agreement as your initial contact. Depending on who you are raising money from, your initial contact with the investor(s) will take different forms. This is so because at the friends and family level, you are proposing valuation and deal terms, not the investors, and all of this information is contained in the private placement memo.