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Instant Investment

Add investment, anytime

Use Instant Investment to top up a previous round and add new investors anytime.


Top up between funding rounds

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    Raise easily between rounds

    Say goodbye to 12-18 month fundraising cycles. Instead, raise money continuously with SeedLegals
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    Add investors in a few clicks

    It’s quick and easy to add new investors to your company and issue shares at any time
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    Share and sign online

    All your investment documents are shared, signed and securely stored on SeedLegals
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    Raise small amounts

    Only looking for a small injection of cash? Instant Investment allows you to accept investments from £5,000 (up to £10M)
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    Say hello to agile funding

    No need to wait until you do a funding round - add investments whenever you need to.

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    • tickMore flexibility - seize opportunities as they arise
    • tickMore time - stay focused on growing your business
    Unlimited help with Instant Investment

    Talk to the experts

    Not sure how it works? Wondering how much equity to give away? We've helped thousands of companies fundraise - talk to our experts to get answers, fast.

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    How to raise funding with Instant Investment

    • Set up Instant Investment

      Log in to SeedLegals, select Instant Investment and enter the details to add the new investor to your previous round at the same terms

    • Create your documents in minutes

      SeedLegals generates all the documents you need, ready to e-sign

    • Ask us if you need help

      Hit the chat bubble to message our experts

    • Investor signs documents

      Send investors the documents via SeedLegals, get notified when they sign

    • Receive the money

      After your investor signs, they send you the money directly. Congratulations!

    FAQs- Instant Investment

    • How much can I raise with Instant Investment?

      You can raise any amount between £5,000 and £10 million.
    • Can I use Instant Investment if I haven’t done a funding round on SeedLegals before?

      Yes, you can. Instant Investment is designed as a quick and easy way to top up a funding round - but if you’ve completed a funding round elsewhere or even if you’ve never done a funding round before, you can still use Instant Investment to raise startup funding. We have all the documents you need to close the deal and assign shares on SeedLegals.

      If you’re interested in doing a funding round you can use SeedLegals for that too. You can use any of our services together with Instant Investment.
    • How do I do an Instant Investment?

      • Log into SeedLegals

      • Go to Raise and select Instant Investment

      • Fill in the details of the investor and the amount

      • Generate your documents

      • Send the documents via SeedLegals for the investor to sign

      • Investor signs and then transfers the money directly to you

      • You receive the funds 🚀

      Read more: How to do an Instant Investment: step-by-step guide
    • What documents do I need for an Instant Investment?

      On SeedLegals, these are the documents you need to complete each Instant Investment:

      • Instant Investment Proposal

      • Instant Investment Agreement

      • Board Resolution

      • SH01 Form

      The documents are generated and auto-filled for you.
    • Should I do a SeedNOTE/SeedFAST or an Instant Investment?

      SeedFAST/NOTE is designed for fundraising before a round.
      You can do a SeedNOTE or SeedFAST when you want to take investment without doing a valuation. SeedFASTs and SeedNOTEs are future equity agreements that allow you to take investment now and issue shares or repay the money at a future date based on the valuation at that time.

      Read more: Agile fundraising: introducing SeedFAST and SeedNOTE

      Instant Investment is designed for topping up a previous round.

      You can do an Instant Investment when you already have an agreed-upon valuation and want to issue shares right away at the agreed-upon price per share.

      When you do a funding round on SeedLegals, you can enable Instant Investment in the round. This makes it easy for you to top up afterwards because you’ve sorted out all the necessary permissions already.
    • How many investments can I receive with Instant Investment?

      There is no limit on how many investments you can receive as Instant Investment. You can use it as many times as you like for any number of investors. Each investment amount must be between £5,000 and £10M.

      Keep in mind that you pay per investment. We charge 1% of the investment amount, for each Instant Investment made.
    • What does a ‘rolling close’ mean?

      A rolling close means that you’re still accepting investments after closing your most recent funding round.
    • What is agile funding?

      Agile funding is our way to describe raising startup capital without doing a funding round. Agile funding allows you to take investment as and when it suits you.

      Nowadays startups need to raise capital in simpler ways that cost less time and money. We’re pioneering this change with agile funding services designed to help you take investments whenever the opportunity arises.

      Read more: Agile fundraising with SeedFAST and Instant Investment
    • I still have questions about Instant Investment…

      Hit the chat button to message our friendly team - we’re always happy to help.

    You’re in safe hands

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

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      Your company's core agreements, all in one place

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      Share and collect signatures online via SeedLegals

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      Create the exact documents you need at every stage of growth

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      Your information stays safe and confidential in our secure system

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