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SeedLegals A+

The best
way to do a Series A round

Whether you’re raising £1M or £10M, supercharge your Series A round with the platform and team that:
empowers you to get the best deal terms
builds all your deal documents
provides all the help & support you need
helps you close your round quickly & reliably

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    closer of funding rounds

  • 35000+

    companies funded

  • £1B+

    investment closed

  • 100+

    deal terms explained and automated

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Smart solution

Use technology to transform your fundraising

  • tickNegotiate deal terms, not Word docs
  • tickSee and understand every key deal term
  • tickAll documents instantly generated and updated
  • tickData Room for due diligence document sharing
  • tickGrant access to advisors and lawyers as needed
  • tickBuilt-in e-signing for faster, remote completion
  • tickAll documents stored online
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Expert help

Investor sent you their Term Sheet?

Nice! Our A+ team will:

  • tickreview the deal terms with you
  • tickadvise which terms are ok, which to push back on
  • tickset up your round to match the investor’s term sheet
Term Sheet
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Build your round

Need custom wording?
No problem

We've already coded the legal wording requested by leading VCs and funds. If we don’t already have 1-click support for your investors’ wording, no problem, we can easily accommodate any wording.

  • tick1-click inclusion of wording for leading VCs
  • tickAdditional wording changes, no problem
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Experienced team

All the support you need

Our purpose-built Series A service provides all the support you need for your round. Our experienced team and network of lawyers specialise in startups. We understand exactly what you need for your funding round.

  • tickMore funding rounds closed than any other service in UK
  • tick5* reviews on Google and Trustpilot
  • tickDedicated team of legal and funding experts
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Everything for your Series A round

Here's why SeedLegals is the best choice for your Series A round

  • Document 2

    Term Sheet review

    We'll review your deal terms with you, what to agree to, what to push back on
  • Support

    Unlimited support

    Our funding experts are available 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday
  • Check 2

    Expert team

    We're the UK #1 for funding rounds, you're in safe hands
  • Money

    Transparent pricing

    Fixed fees based on amount raised, all the support you need included. No pay-by-the-minute bills!
  • Document 1

    Legal documents and forms

    All the legals for your round, automated, stored in the cloud, e-signed.
  • Check 1

    Custom wording changes

    Customise documents to exactly what you and investors need
  • Support

    Get in touch - your way

    Talk to us via chat, email, or video call - whatever works for you
  • Document 3

    Secure online platform

    Grant access to your investors, advisors and lawyers
  • Raise your Series A round - how it works

    • Get started

      Sign up, add your company, go to Raise, start your round

    • Review Term Sheet

      Investor sent you their Term Sheet? We'll go through the terms with you and build your round based on the agreed terms

    • Build all the deal docs

      Share the deal docs with investors, everything is dynamically update as you negotiate the deal terms.

    • Due Diligence made easy

      Your SeedLegals Data Room lets you securely share due diligence documents with investors.

    • Manage your round

      Send contracts, sign online, store the signed documents on SeedLegals, share the completion bundle in a few clicks.

    • Wrap up the deal

      Auto-generate all the share certificates and forms for Companies House

    • Receive funds from investors

      Congratulations! And when it's time to do it again, everything's ready, it'll be even easier next time

    Our pricing

    Transparent prices with all the key legal documents you need to close a funding round

  • Perfect for later stage investments
    What's included?
    • tickTerm Sheet
    • tickShareholders Agreement
    • tickArticles of Association
    • tickDisclosure Letter
    • tickPrevious Investor Consent
    • tickPreemption Notice
    • tickBoard Resolution
    • tickShareholders Resolution
    • tickSH01 Form
    • tickStep-by-step wizard and help
    • tickShare and sign everything on SeedLegals
    • tickUnlimited platform support
    • tickAll the support for matters within our expertise

    How it works
    • 1
      Create your SeedLegals Cap Table
    • 2
      Invite your investors and shareholders to review and sign
    • 3
      Your investors transfer you the funds directly
    • 4
      Click to auto-generate share certificates and forms to send to Companies House

    Get started for free. Pay £690 when you send out your term sheet, the balance on completion when your investors pay you.

  • FAQs - Series A Funding Round


    • What legal documents do I need for a Series A funding round?

      The main funding documents you’ll need for your Series A funding round are:
      • Term Sheet
      • Shareholders Agreement
      • Articles of Association
      • Disclosure Letter
      • Previous Investor Consent
      • Preemption Notice
      • Board Resolution
      • Shareholders Resolution
      • SH01 Form

      With SeedLegals, all these documents are generated automatically and updated dynamically. There might be other supporting documents involved in Series A rounds - whenever you need help, our expert team and network of lawyers are available.

      When you’re ready to complete your round, all parties sign online and your documents are stored securely on SeedLegals.
    • What's the difference between a Seed Round and Series A Round?

      A Seed Round is likely to be a company's first formal funding round. Before the Seed Round, the company might have taken pre-seed investment as one-off sums, or as a Bootstrap Round or via crowdfunding.

      Series A is the funding round that follows a Seed Round. A company might raise Series A financing to grow the business, to continue developing the products or service, and to hire more people.

      Like a Seed Round, Series A is equity-based so the company receives money from investors in exchange for shares in the company.

      After Series A, if the company needs to continue fundraising, the next round would be Series B, followed by Series C and so on.
    • How much do companies usually raise in a Series A funding round?

      Companies usually aim to raise substantially more in a Series A than in their Seed Round, usually £2million or more in the UK.
    • Who can invest in a Series A funding round?

      In a Series A round, your investors could be individuals (angel investors) and/or venture capital firms (VCs). The investors who put in the most money are likely to be VCs.
    • How long does it take to do a Series A funding round?

      We recommend you allow at least eight weeks to complete your Series A to make sure all parties are commercially aligned. When all parties reach a deal, our platform can help to close your round quickly. We've completed Series A rounds in just a few weeks. In 2021, we helped a company complete a £2million round in just nine days. That was pretty fast, even for us.
    • How much will it cost to do my Series A round with SeedLegals?

      To find out exactly how much it will cost to do your Series A round with SeedLegals, use our calculator.

      There are no hidden costs and no fees for talk to our team. However, in later-stage rounds, there might be complex issues that are outside our areas of expertise. For example, if your company operates in a jurisdiction that we don't yet support. In these cases, we'll let you know as soon as possible that we need to refer you to an expert, and then you can choose to engage them separately, at your own cost.
    • Can I use SeedLegals instead of a law firm for my Series A round?

      Yes, you can use SeedLegals for your Series A funding round, from start to finish. Our in-house team and network of lawyers will work together to get your funding round done.

      We’ll set up your round on SeedLegals to match your investor’s Term Sheet. You can then share documents, negotiate and track your progress. Our team can help you recognise which deal terms are reasonable and which to push back on, to make sure you and your company get the best possible deal.

      Use the Data Room to share documents with investors for their due diligence checks. When you’re ready, all parties sign online and your documents are stored securely.

      You'll need to collect the money from your investors - you’ll need a bank account ready to accept the payment(s).

      Whenever you need any help, just ask us.
    • Do I need to have used SeedLegals for previous funding rounds to do a Series A?

      No, you can create a SeedLegals account anytime. You’ll get 7 days to try us out for free. To see how it works, ask us for a demo.

    You’re in safe hands

    Our team of legal and funding experts have helped thousands of entrepreneurs raise money and grow their businesses.

    • Beautifully organised

      Your company's core agreements, all in one place

    • Secure signatures

      Share and collect signatures online via SeedLegals

    • Backed by real lawyers

      Create the exact documents you need at every stage of growth

    • Serious about security

      Your information stays safe and confidential in our secure system

    • Helpful humans

      Talk to one of our friendly team anytime on live chat

    • Extra protection

      Don't worry, our insurance covers claims related to our platform

    We’ve helped over 35,000
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    From food to FinTech and beyond, join thousands of startups who use SeedLegals to start, raise and grow faster.

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