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Free stuff for your company's legal needs

Founder Collaboration Agreement

The founder collaboration agreement records the intent of the founders on a number of key items. The process of writing the agreement will cause the founders to think about, discuss and (hopefully!) agree on the key decision points.

Term Sheet

Investors asking for a Term Sheet? No problem, just sign up to FounderCatalyst for free and we'll produce a customised Term Sheet in 30 minutes or less.

Forecast Model

Our 'minimum viable forecast model' is simple and easy to tailor to your business. Even better, we've never had queries from HMRC on this during the advance assurance process.

CapTable Modelling Tool

Our customisable CapTable modelling tool is perfect to understand how a CapTable changes from incorporation to exit.

Ultimate guide to your funding round

Want to know how to go from bright idea to fully funded? Our detailed guide walks you through the process, step by step.

Nineteen ways to make your startup uninvestable

This checklist summarises the key ways we regularly see founders making their investment opportunity unattractive. Useful to validate that you aren't making these common mistakes.

Undertaking a share split

Many founders need to undertake a 'share split' before they can undertake a funding round. Below is our guide to achieving this and a Shareholder Resolution that should be signed by all existing shareholders before you do so.

Advisor Agreements

A set of agreements you can use to incentivise advisors with vesting shares whilst protecting your IP and providing market standard confidentiality, GDPR obligations and conflict of interest clauses.

Employment Contract and Offer Letter

Ready to hire your first employee? Our offer of employment letter and associated contract are a great start. Don't forget to register for PAYE, get employer's liability insurance in place and sign up to a workplace pension too!

Contractor contract and Side Letter

Want to take on a Contractor? Then use this contract and optional side letter (between you and the contracting individual) to ensure everything is legally covered.

Non-disclosure Agreement

Also known as a confidentiality agreement, this legally binding document ensures that any information you share with the other party is treated as confidential.

Preaction Protocol Letter

Having trouble with a customer not paying or a supplier not delivering? This letter is a template pre-action letter which acts as a formal 'final warning' that you are taking the matter to the next stage.

Board Minutes for Appointment of a Director

You can appoint directors using the AP01 form, which is available to file at Companies House online, but beforehand you must hold a board meeting to formalise the appointment. The document below allows you to document this board meeting.


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