Startup registration is much different than a company registration. It requires a different level of flexibility, agility and scaleability apart from being investor ready and having startup best practices in place.
Here is a quick comparison about 2 most popular options.
|Raise funding from Investors (including Foreign investors)||tick|
|Different stock classes||tick|
|Choice on funding instruments (e.g. CCD, CCPS etc.)||tick|
|Issue ESOPs to employees||tick|
|Implementable vesting schedules (even for Founders)||tick|
|Preferred Exit options (Acquistions, Mergers, IPO etc.)||5 stars||3 stars|
|Corporate governance & fine grained controls||High||Moderate|
|eLagaan special sauce level (e.g. Startup Best practices)||High||Low|
|Rest all the craps related to business structure||tick||tick|
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Good to think through some of these points before we interact (helps faster turnaround)
- How many founders now and in next 2-5 years?
- Hiring plan with Plan A and Plan B?
- Strategy for ESOPs, if any?
- Expected burn rates and how soon the company may be cash postiive
- Investment roadmap (Amounts and timelines)?
- Market geographies/ DIstribution channels (Hyperlocal, Local, India, Global etc.)
- Any thoughts about exit strategies - Acquisition, Merger, IPO etc.?
- Wanna get mentors, advisors on board?