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Early stage term sheets 101: Leveraging best practices

Sep 18, 2017

Emerging and high growth companies will have to navigate the complexities of early stage term sheets on their way to raising capital. In order to get to a term sheet, it’s crucial for you to focus on building and developing relationships with your investors right from the beginning. From providing regular investor updates to setting up meetings over coffee, keeping investors engaged is crucial to sustainable growth.

But getting to a term sheet is only part of the equation; you must also understand how to structure a term sheet, make decisions on value-add partnerships with the right investors, and know how to develop networks. In this presentation, available in both webinar and PowerPoint format, Chad Bayne, Co-Chair of Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies Group, explains the nuances and importance of the issues surrounding term sheets including the following:

  • getting to a term sheet 
  • structure of a term sheet 
  • choosing an investor 
  • investor red flags 
  • best practices

For more information, contact Chad Bayne, Co-Chair, Emerging and High Growth Companies Group, at or 416.862.4708.

This presentation is part of Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies 101 series, designed to help emerging ventures navigate through the various issues and legal requirements they will encounter throughout their growth cycle.


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