legal help and resources for startups during covid-19
special offer: get fixed fees on seed round legal documents
Every startup needs runway, especially during a crisis. We can help founders review, negotiate and agree their series seed term sheet and long form investment documents (subscription agreement, shareholders’ agreement, and constitution).
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our lawyers are here to provide you with practical advice through these strange times
The current Covid-19 crisis and subsequent government-ordered circuit breaker has thrown up many questions for startups to answer. Things like:
- What is a force majeure clause and does it apply to me and my contracts?
- What do I do if payment is due under a commercial agreement and I can’t pay?
- How do I handle business continuity?
Or if you’re looking to raise a round, things like:
- Should I raise a down round?
- What should I do about runway? Cashflow?
- Should I consider a bridge round or bridging financing?
We’ve put together some resources below that we hope you’ll find useful. If it’s not on here, get in touch. Our lawyers are working fully remotely and are ready and able to support you through this time.
our latest resources
bridge financing for startups in an economic crisis
how covid-19 could affect your startup’s fundraising deal
It’s important to have good foundations. We can help put in place governance documents such as a constitution, shareholders’ agreement, founder documentation, and employee share option plans.
We help with fundraising rounds, bridge rounds, VC financings, and pre IPO rounds. We review and negotiate term sheets, convertible notes, subscription agreements, and other standard investment documents.
Most tech companies are likely to exit via M&A (rather than IPO). As M&A experts in the tech space, we work with our clients throughout their life cycles to maximise value on exit.
Companies often need basic agreements to deal with the day-to-day running of their business. We can help draft these contracts, such as website terms and conditions.
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