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Right of first refusal

Hey there, startup nation! Q1 is in full swing and we know you might be eyeing a new round of fundraising for your venture. Today, we’re getting personal with another investor right you might come across during negotiating a term sheet - the right of first refusal (ROFR). Let’s get started.

Pre-emptive right

Hello startup superstars, we have to be honest with you. The whole “New Year, new me” phrase doesn’t really apply to us. We value consistency - and that’s why we’re back with our newsletter devoted to explaining key legal terms to startup enthusiasts. Today, we’re launching a new miniseries on investor rights in the context of negotiating a term sheet - starting with pre-emptive right.

Common shares and preferred shares

Startups can issue different types of shares connected with a wide array of rights and obligations. Let's dive into the difference between common shares and preferred shares together.

Valuation trinity

Putting a number on your business can be complicated. Let’s decode the three most common approaches to valuation found in investment documents.

Liquidation preference

Hi there, hope you're having a good day! We’re here to sprinkle some legal knowledge on it. Today, we’re diving into liquidation preference. Sounds complicated? Don’t worry, we’ll make sure you get the gist of it.

Pre-money & post-money valuation

Hi there! You’re back from vacation - and we’re back with our newsletter. Today, we’ll help you understand the difference between pre-money and post-money valuation. In just under 5 minutes. Let’s get started!

Dilution

The pulse of the startup ecosystem never slows down and neither should you! Keep mastering important legal terms with our newsletter. Today, we're diving into a subject that's often discussed and even more often misunderstood: equity dilution.

Convertible loan & equity financing

Summer is in full swing, but the business world is still abuzz. As usual, we’re here to help you understand basic legal terms for startups so you’re always one step ahead. Today, we’re looking at another piece of the investment puzzle: deciding between convertible loans and equity financing.

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