Startup Financing Terms
Preferred Stock: Quick Guide For Startup Founders
Everything a startup founder needs to know about preferred stock in venture capital financings.
Most Favored Nation (MFN) Clause in Startup Investing: What it is and how it works
Learn what the Most Favored Nation clause means in investing, how it is used in startup financing agreements, and why investors like it so much.
What is a Signature Block in Legal Contracts?
Most people don't pay much attention to the signature block when a contract is signed. Signature blocks and conventions around signature in legal contracts serve an essential function in determining the validity of a contract such as an investor agreement or stock option award.
Priced and Unpriced Financing Rounds: What are the Differences?
The key differences between priced and unpriced rounds and when startups use them for fundraising. Learn about key financing terms like preferred shares, convertible equity, valuations and valuation caps.
How do SAFEs Work?
How YCombinator SAFEs work for startup fundraising. An in-depth look at key terms, like valuation cap, discount, and most-favored nation (MFN) status.
How Do Convertible Notes Work?
An in-depth look at convertible notes and how these financing instruments are used by early stage startups.