Startup Document Generators

Startup Document Generators

Beware paying a LegalZoom to do your startup documents. Check out these free sources from StartX Legal Partners instead.


Cooley Go

Start Your Company

Forms for Running Your Business

Protect Your Website

Finance and Grow


Wilmer Hale Launch

Wilmer Hale beckons you to explore their knowledge offerings and a document generator covering the important legal documents you'll need for formation, financing, IP, expansion and exit.  


Goodwin Procter Founders Workbench

Check out Founders Workbench for articles and checklists around forming, financing, operating, hiring, growing and protecting. Goodwin Procter offers their "Document Driver" to generate the full suite of documents to form a startup as a Delaware C-Corp or a single-member LLC or multi-member LLC:

Corporation

Certificate of Incorporation

Consent of Sole Incorporator

Subscription Letters

Founder Stock Restriction Agreement

Contribution and Assignment Agreement

Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement

Bylaws

Consent of Board of Directors

Common Stock Certificates

83(b) Election Form

Founders Agreement

LLC

Certification of Formation

Limited Liability Company Agreement

Subscription Letters

Founder Restricted Unit Agreement

Contribution and Assignment Agreement

Confidentiality and Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement


Orrick

Orrick has no doc generator, as yet, but does offer a startup forms library in six categories:

Corporate Formation Documents (Delaware Corporation)

Incorporation Questionnaire

Certificate of Incorporation

Bylaws

Action by Written Consent of Incorporator

Initial Organizational Resolutions of the Board of Directors

SS-4 and Filing Instructions to Obtain an EIN

Founders' Stock Purchase Documents

Common Stock Purchase Agreement (with Vesting)

Common Stock Certificate

Notice of Issuance of Uncertificated Stock

Capitalization Table

Stock Ledger

83(b) Election Form

25102(f) Notice

Director- and Officer-Related Documents

Indemnification Agreement

Stockholder Approval of Indemnification Agreement

Employment & Consultant Documents

Employee Offer Letter

Employment Agreement

Consulting Agreement

Technology Related Documents

Confidential Information and Invention Assignment Agreement for Employees

Confidential Information and Invention Assignment Agreement for Consultants

Nondisclosure Agreement (Mutual)

Equity Compensation Documents

Stock Plan

Stock Plan Summary

Option Agreement

Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement

Board Approval of Stock Plan

Board Approval of RSP Grant

Stockholder Approval of Stock Plan

Board Approval of Option Grant

83(b) Election Form

25102(o) Notice



Series Seed

The Series Seed documents have emerged as one of the industry standards for documenting seed investments, as an alternative to the Convertible Note.