An appointment sheet sets out the main conditions under which an investor (or group of investors) will buy shares in a company. It also outlines the ongoing rights and obligations of investors, founders and the company vis-à-vis such a company. With the exception of certain provisions, a terminology sheet is a non-binding agreement and the parties concerned must enter into binding agreements to implement their terms. In other words, the risk industry undergoes an expensive and inefficient process of “reinventing the disc tire” every day. The provision of a range of industry-wide standard documents, which can be used in venture capital financing, unlocks the time and cost of funding and, as a result, frees up the client`s time to review hundreds of pages of unknown documents, so that the parties can focus on high-level issues focused on the compromises of the agreement. Further documents will be introduced to meet the needs of stakeholders in the venture capital sector. These documents were developed for use in a Series A funding series. They provide for a significant investment, entirely or partially made by fund investors. You don`t lend yourself to seed investment and you`ll find more information on helping entrepreneurs in this area in the drop-down tab on the right.
This standard sheet should be adapted to take into account the capital structure of the company (including all rights that existing investors may have). Encouraged by the adoption of VIMA, the VIMA working group decided to publish this manual online in addition to the VIMA forms. This manual is unique in that all articles are specially adapted to the nuances of early investment in Singapore and the region, including many frequently encountered trade and legal issues. References to VIMA in the manual will also inform the practitioner and reader of what VIMA forms can be used and how, which will help organize the reflection process and lay the groundwork for future circular funding. Launched on October 23, 2018, VIMA is a series of contracts that balance the interests of investors and equity parties, limit the scope of outstanding issues on which the parties are negotiating and help the parties reach common ground more quickly. The standard agreements, developed in a simple and user-friendly form, contain explanations designed to help users determine their position on the basis of their relative negotiating positions.