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Legal Terms for VCs

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500 Global Team

500 Global Team





A primer on the key legal terms all early-stage investors should know, hosted by Amit Bhatti, Principal at 500 Startups. We’ll touch on several topics during this presentation, including:

  • Convertible notes vs. KISS/SAFE docs
  • Common misconceptions about convertible securities
  • How to calculate a conversion with a valuation cap or discount
  • Economic terms vs. control terms
500 Global Team

500 Global Team