Below you will find some standard forms of documents used for early stage financings. These documents were developed at Cooley and were originally based on the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) model documents. They have been tailored to the specific needs of an US-based seed and early stage software/Internet investor.

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Foundry Group Standard Forms of Documents:

Common M&A and Sale Documents:

These following resources are other standard forms of documents that are popular today.