Your legal business VC4A Startup Academy course

Your legal business

The ‘Your legal business’ course is aimed at founders who want to learn more about the legal implications of setting up their business and the funding concepts for a first round of investment.

The first module focuses on legal basics, the second module on the funding concepts.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
• Theoretical breakdowns where concepts are introduced – relevant to the African context.
• Videos of leading business professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, sharing expert advice,
• Quizzes where you’ll be challenged to apply what you have learnt,
• Useful downloadable templates and documents.

Introduction: Equity investment documents

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Introduction: Equity investment documents

Introduction: Equity investment documents
Introduction: Equity investment documents

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Why early stage investors don’t want to own a large equity stake in a startup

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Why early stage investors don’t want to own a large equity stake in a startup

Why early stage investors don’t want to own a large equity stake in a startup
Why early stage investors don’t want to own a large equity stake in a startup

Llew Claasen is a co-Founder and Managing Partner at Newtown Partners (Pty) Ltd. He is also a Co-Founder at Clicks2customers, SynthaSite, and TrafficSynergy. He has been an Executive Director of Bitcoin Foundation since July 1, 2016. He served as Vice President Marketing at Clickatell. He has 12 years of experience in online and mobile product marketing and product management.

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What entrepreneurs should realize around valuation

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What entrepreneurs should realize around valuation

What entrepreneurs should realize around valuation
What entrepreneurs should realize around valuation

Stephen is co-founder and director at ViKtoria Ventures. Through Viktoria Stephen has made several investments and assisted angel investors in Kenya access and make investments. He has consulted widely for early stage innovative businesses training over 400 entrepreneurs, and assisted them in fundraising and deal structuring. In this capacity Stephen acts as the academic director for the private equity and venture capital program in the business school.

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Why hiring a lawyer around closing a large equity round is critical

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Why hiring a lawyer around closing a large equity round is critical

Why hiring a lawyer around closing a large equity round is critical
Why hiring a lawyer around closing a large equity round is critical

Chinedu is Cofounder and CTO at Metro Africa Xpress Inc (MAX). He co-leads the MAX Team and directly oversees Product development and Finance. Before MAX, he built experience first working as a Software Engineer, then leading software development teams out of Singapore and Puné at for Fortune 50 companies. He has previously worked at Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs. Chinedu is passionate about opportunities that create systems of support. He is very interested in community service and charity.

Why you should carefully think about who to pick as investors

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Why you should carefully think about who to pick as investors

Why you should carefully think about who to pick as investors
Why you should carefully think about who to pick as investors

Eghosa Omoigui is the founder and Managing General Partner of EchoVC Partners. Before this, Eghosa was with Intel for nearly 10 years and his last role was as Intel Capital Director, Strategic Investments, Consumer Internet & Semantic Technologies. Omoigui also drove ICap’s investment focus on next generation semantic technologies, smart data and the realtime web.

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Equity investment templates (PDF & Word)

Download the equity investment templates and examples below.