Startup legal playbook
Raising capital
Whether you’re starting out or scaling up, fundraising is an ongoing process and an essential part of growing your business.

Sample documents

The simple agreement for future equity (SAFE) is a flexible document to help you quickly close early fundraising rounds with investors.

Open the Sample SAFE.

Get your ideas off the ground with a convertible note, which allows a debt investment to convert to equity at a later date, so you can fundraise early and manage the growth of your startup.

Open the Sample convertible note.

Make sure you and your investors are on the same page by using a terms sheet to lay out key processes for fundraising, governance and exit transactions.

Open Sample terms sheet.

Shareholders and companies can use stock purchase agreements to outline the terms of sale of your company’s stock.

Open Sample stock purchase agreement.