Founders’ Agreement

by StartupTools Norway

When you join forces with your co-founders to start a new business, legal stuff is probably one of the last things you want to spend time on –especially the sometimes sensitive subject of commitment, cooperation, and ownership. Nevertheless, agreeing on these topics from day one may save you a lot of arguments and headache down the road. That’s why you should have a founder’s agreement. A founders’ agreement is very similar to a normal shareholders’ agreement (SHA, Norwegian: aksjonæravtaler).

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