RESOURCES & TOOLS

Publications

The Entrepreneurs Report (1H 2017)
A Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati exclusive, this in-depth report analyzes the key issues and trends the firm has observed in recent private company financings.

The Life Sciences Report (Summer 2017)
Another Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati exclusive, this biannual report focuses on noteworthy legal, legislative, and industry developments affecting companies in the life sciences field.

IPO Guide, Eighth Edition (2016)
Written by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati attorneys, and published by Merrill Corporation, this guidebook explains the IPO process, step by step.

Tools & Forms

WSGR Term Sheet Generator
This publicly available online tool allows entrepreneurs and investors to generate an initial draft of a term sheet for a preferred stock financing. By answering a series of questions, users are guided through the principal variables contained in a venture financing term sheet. The tool also includes brief explanations of typical deal terms.

WSGR Convertible Note Term Sheet Generator
Another publicly available online tool, the WSGR Convertible Note Term Sheet Generator allows users to automatically create a term sheet for a convertible note financing by completing an online questionnaire with the assistance of basic tutorials and annotations.

To serve our clients in an expeditious and cost-efficient manner, our Knowledge Management organization maintains a significant database of other forms and sample documents relevant to start-ups. These are readily available through your attorney contact at the firm.