Craig's Startup Investment Terms 'Traffic Light'
Raising startup capital in Southeast Asia?
Here's a quick guide to terms in an easy to reference format.
So, an investor hands you a term sheet. It's got quite a few terms in there and you're not sure which ones are ok and which ones might be non-standard and hurtful to you and/or your startup. Have no fear, the traffic light is here!
Here's a quick guide to which of the most common terms are standard and which you should push back on.
Feel free to bookmark it.
I'll update as I receive new input and see term sheets coming in to the startups I advise. Try to make all of your docs green lights :)