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legal resources for startups in singapore and southeast asia

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We’ve rounded up our best resources for startups that are free for you to access – from free templates to easy-to-follow guides.

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free startup templates

Browse our free startup templates and get your legal basics covered.

acqui-hire agreement

This agreement is for use when a company primarily wishes to bring in employees from a target company, rather than acquiring its business.
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advisor share agreement

This is a simple agreement for the provision of advisory services to an early stage company (including where a company is establishing a formal advisory board).
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cap table – discounted debt conversion

This template cap table is intended for use when considering a potential equity investment in a company. This is used where all shares issued in consideration for the conversion of debt to equity are issued at a discount to the price per share paid by the cash investors.
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completion checklist

This is a template checklist which sets out the steps typically required to take a series A investment transaction from signing to completion.
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employee share option plan

This is a set of ESOP rules for tech startups based in Southeast Asia wishing to grant options to purchase ordinary shares in the company to directors, employees or contractors.
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founder agreement – long form

This document is intended for use by the founders of a new startup who wish to provide for some level of claw-back of a co-founder’s initial shareholding if he or she ceases to work, or fails to make the contribution required of them to the business.
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IP assignment

This document is intended for use by the founders of a startup company to formally transfer intellectual property relevant to the business, products or services of the company, to that company.
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letter of intent (commercial)

This is a simple document to outline the main in principle terms of a proposed commercial relationship. The document is not legally binding (other than the confidentiality, termination, and governing…
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startup shareholders’ agreement

This is a simple startup shareholders’ agreement for use during the earliest stage of a company’s development, i.e. while the founders are the only shareholders and before the company receives funding.
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free startup guides

We've put together in-depth guides to help founders get up to speed.

map of the funding terms

This is a tool to track typical investment terms that our VC lawyers see on fundraising deals at different stages of a company’s life cycle in Southeast Asia.
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