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Browse our free startup templates and get your legal basics covered.

capitalisation table

This template cap table is intended for use when considering a potential equity investment in a company.

co-founder agreement – long form

This document is a long form co-founder agreement intended for use by the founders of a new startup who wish to provide for some level of claw-back of a co-founder’s initial shareholding.

co-founder agreement – short form

This document is a short form co-founder agreement intended for use by the founders of a new startup who wish to provide for some level of claw-back of a co-founder’s initial shareholding if he or she ceases to work for the company.

employee share option deed

This is a deed for use when a company wishes to issue options to purchase shares in the company to an employee.

IP assignment

This document is intended for use by the founders of a startup company to formally transfer intellectual property relevant to the business, products or services of the company, to that company.

privacy policy

This is a simple privacy policy for use on a business’ website.

share and other registers

This document sets out the registers and other documents which companies are required to keep and maintain under the Companies Act 1993.

share option offer letter

This letter is intended for use with our template share option deed (see the share options section of the templates page on our website) and it is to be sent to employees who are to be offered share options.

website terms of use

These are simple website terms of use that may be used for a website that describes a business and the team behind the business.

free startup guides

We've put together in-depth guides to help founders get up to speed.

legal basics for startups

If you're thinking of building a tech company, here's a good place to start. In this guide we cover legal basics every startup should know.

read our startup case studies

road guru

Road Guru is an online platform for travel agents to book tour guides. The company has recently completed a stint in Lightning Lab’s tourism accelerator and raised their seed round, so we spoke to CEO Mitchell McLaughlin.
snapIT

snapit

SnapIT makes monitoring services technology like live cameras, tracking and satellite communication systems. Learn about their recent financing transaction and what it's like to work with us.
ideegeo founders discussing the company

ideegeo

Ideegeo is an international domain name retailer, better known domain site iwantmyname.com. The company was sold to UK domain register CentralNic for $5.2m.

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