Terms, Baby — What to Expect When You Are Raising a Series A in Europe

Michael Schuster
Jun 5, 2019 · 8 min read
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The Sample — a Small Selection of High Profile European Financing Rounds


The Basics — Equity Trumps Convertibles


The Money — All That Glitters is Not Gold

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The Ownership — Dividing up the Pie


The Terms — En Route to a More Founder-Friendly Ecosystem


Speedinvest

5 focused investment teams. 20 in-house, operational experts. 100% committed to your success.

Michael Schuster

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Loves music, politics, internet, food and Vienna. Managing Partner at Speedinvest, a European Seed Stage Venture Fund.

Speedinvest

Speedinvest is a European VC with more than €400M AUM and 40 investment pros working from Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. We fund innovative early-stage startups in Fintech, Digital Health, Consumer Tech, Network Effects, Deep Tech and Industrial Tech.

Michael Schuster

Written by

Loves music, politics, internet, food and Vienna. Managing Partner at Speedinvest, a European Seed Stage Venture Fund.

Speedinvest

Speedinvest is a European VC with more than €400M AUM and 40 investment pros working from Berlin, London, Munich, Paris, Vienna and San Francisco. We fund innovative early-stage startups in Fintech, Digital Health, Consumer Tech, Network Effects, Deep Tech and Industrial Tech.

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