Nov 15, 2017

Term Sheet Wizard


With the Term Sheet Wizard, you can quickly assess how important deal terms surrounding Venture Capital Financing affect the allocation of value and control between the Founders and the VCs.


Enter the key financial terms of your Term Sheet with a few clicks and get an instantaneous assessment of how dividend terms, liquidation preference, participation rights, and conversion rights determine who gets what, and when.


This is work in progress, and additional features will be added over time and in response to your feedback.


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