Book DescriptionReady to Use: Venture Capital Term Sheets is the definitive resource for understanding, drafting and negotiating deals. The CD-ROM features a variety of sample term sheets used by leading venture capitalists, in a Word document that can be customized for your use. Written by leading corporate lawyers and fine tuned by leading venture capitalists, the contracts represent the industry standard for these types of agreements. Within this document are several term sheets examples, including one with line by line descriptions of the correct wording for "entrepreneur favorable," "investor favorable" and "neutral," originally written by a lawyer specializing in term sheets, with commentary by the author (a venture capitalist at Boston Capital Ventures) on descriptions of each clause, what can/should be negotiated, and the important points to pay attention to. Also within these documents are line by line wording on: rights, preferrences & privileges of series A pref! erred; new securities offered; total ammount raised, # of shares & purchase price of shares; post-financing capitalizations; dividend provisions; liquidation preferences; redemption; conversion & automatic conversion; dilution clauses; voting rights; protective provisions; board composition; special board approval items; information rights; registration rights; right of first refusal; conditions precedent; purchase agreement; employee matters; closing date, legal counsel, expenses & finders; non-disclosure agreement; documents likely to be requested during due diligence; convertible promissory notes; terms of the offering; terms of private placement of series A preferred stock; charter; investor rights agreement; co-sale and voting agreement; private placement of equity security;terms for first round venture capital financing. Within these documents lies a wealth of critical information that every entrepreneur, CEO, VC and lawyer should have at their fingertips.