INSIGHT

Fact sheet: The term sheet decoded

By Gavin Smith
Media, Advertising & Marketing Startups Technology Telecommunications

In brief

Entrepreneurs – and investors alike – tend to obsess over term sheets. And why not?

The term sheet is the key document that determines the basis on which VCs and other investors will invest in your startup. This means that it's crucial to get the basics right from the outset.

Learn more about how commonly used terms in term sheets can impact on the economics and control of your startup, and read our tips designed to help startups make these terms work for them.