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Our SeedFAST advanced subscription agreements let you raise investment before a funding round. Ready to sign in minutes.

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Introducing SeedFAST

  • Raise before a funding round

    Investors subscribe for shares in your next funding round in exchange for cash now.

  • Decide your valuation later

    SeedFASTs convert into shares later, giving you time to grow your future valuation.

  • Internationally accepted

    SeedFASTs are internationally accepted.

  • Here's how it works

    • Create a SeedFAST

      It's one investment per SeedFAST, or as many as you want, it's easy to set up and send out.

    • Set your deal terms

      Investors are usually given a 10% to 20% discount on the next round share price.

    • Receive your funds

      Once your investor signs they send you the cash directly.

    • Help is on hand

      Our team of funding experts are available on instant chat any time.

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    SeedFAST, perfect for international investments

    SeedFAST is a carefully constructed, simple and now incredibly popular alternative to a convertible note. Plus it's suitable for US investors and UK SEIS/EIS compatible.

    Try our SeedFAST equity dilution calculator

    Low transparent pricing

    It's the best value in town.

  • Perfect for fast investments
    What's included?
    • tickSeedFAST Agreement
    • tickInvestor Consent Notice
    • tickShareholders Resolution
    • tickBoard Minutes
    • tickUnlimited help from our support team

    How it works
    • 1
      Create a free SeedLegals account
    • 2
      Enter your investment details
    • 3
      Invite your investor to review and sign on SeedLegals
    • 4
      Your investor transfers you the funds directly

    Requires any subscription plan (first7 days free)

  • Frequently asked questions

    • What is a SeedFAST?

      A SeedFAST is a type of Advance Subscription Agreement. These are individual, super simple, super quick agreements for future equity in the company where investors will pre-pay for shares that will then be allocated in the next funding round.
    • When should I use a SeedFAST

      SeedFASTs should be used as a bridge to a later funding round (that will usually take place within a year), when you need to quickly take in a small amount of investment and you don’t want to commit to a valuation.
    • When does the investor get issued equity?

      The SeedFAST Agreement will convert to equity at the next funding round, when you raise above a preset qualifying amount, or at the long stop date, the date at which it will automatically convert if you don’t raise any more funds.
    • Are SeedFASTs SEIS/EIS compliant for UK investors?

      Yes! SeedFAST Agreements are SEIS and EIS compliant! As long as you convert the SeedFAST investor to equity within six months of them sending over the funds.
    • When can investors claim their SEIS/EIS relief?

      Investors can claim their SEIS/EIS tax relief in the tax year in which the shares were issued. This means that the investors won’t be able to claim their relief until the SeedFAST Agreement converts to equity.
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