The Provisions And Benefits Of A Startup Seed Term Sheet

A term sheet is an agreement between the investor and startup laying out the primary conditions under which they will invest. A Startup Seed Term Sheet understands that more complex, detailed documents will be developed and signed later on. The time for a term sheet is when you have proven demand for your product by making sales or having at least one repeatable and profitable system in place.

Five key provisions of an angel term sheet are investment structure, key economic terms, board structure and reporting, corporate governance and shareholder agreements, and due diligence. Terms you should know are valuation, liquidation preference, option pool, participation rights, dividends, anti-dilution, reserve matters, ESOP, series A term sheet.

To conclude, talk to a startup seed representative and determine if this agreement would meet your startup needs. The sheet’s benefits are worth the effort.