Sprout Law
 
 
Fund Your Business

Funding

 
 
 

What is Funding?

 

Investors can provide the necessary capital to start + grow your company.

In return, they’ll receive equity in your company: a percentage of the ownership + profits. Investors may also fund your company with debt that you’ll repay.

You’ll need to prepare your company to attract investors. You’ll want to form the right company structure and complete the founding documents.

 
 
 

The Funding Process

Prepare

You’ll need to incorporate the business and complete founding documents. We’ll form the company and protect the founders.

Negotiate

You’ll receive a term sheet that spells out the key investment details. We’ll review the terms and negotiate the best deal.

Agreements

You’ll receive debt and equity agreements with the investment details. We’ll review the terms to fund your company.

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Funding is Right for You if...

• You need an investment to grow

• You’re looking for a strategic partnership

• You’re okay with sharing your company

 
 
 
 

FAQS

 

How does the process work?

We prepare your company to attract investors. We'll incorporate the business and prepare the founding documents.

We'll review the term sheet and negotiate the best deal.

And we'll review the investment agreement to fund your company.

How do I prepare my company?

You'll negotiate the investment terms. You'll need to know the company valuation, share price, and capital needs. You'll determine the type of investment you want: debt or equity.

You'll also need a legal company and basic founding documents. These include an operating agreement, shareholder agreement, confidentiality agreement, intellectual property assignment, and stock issuance. You'll need these to secure an investment.

How do I get started?

We start with a complimentary phone consultation to talk about what you need. When our call is over, you'll receive an online proposal that you can review + accept. When you're ready to get started, you'll receive a short questionnaire to start the process.

How much does it cost?

The Startup Package

This includes incorporation and the basic founding documents. We'll create an operating agreement, shareholder agreement, confidentiality agreement, intellectual property assignment, and stock issuance.

This package starts at $2,500.

We have a no-interest, no-fee payment plan to help with the cost.

Investment Agreement Review

We'll review the agreement and negotiate the best deal.

Term Sheets start at $500.

Debt Agreements start at $2,500.

Equity Agreements start at $5,000.

We can hold the review payment until you receive investment.

How do the payment plans work?

Our mission is to help more women start + build companies. And we know that's hard when your cash flow is tied up. That's why we have a no-interest, no-fee payment plan.

Payments start at $500 per month.

You'll typically pay your legal fees and your investor's legal fees. You'll want to include these in the total investment.