Startup Estonia and Estonian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association
promote industry-standard legal documents in Estonia so startups and
investors can focus on company and deal specific matters. These
documents are made freely available in the hope that they will help to
educate the Estonian startup community, speed up foundation,
team-building and early stage investment process, and lower the legal
However, these documents should be seen as starting point only and should be tailored to meet specific circumstances because no two companies or investments are the same.
The documents have been drafted by a working group of EstVCA Legal Committee headed by Antti Perli (Ellex Raidla) and including Kristel Raidla-Talur (Cobalt), Maivi Ots (Eversheds Sutherland), Valter Võhma (Hedman Partners), Toomas Prangli (Sorainen), Kuldar-Jaan Torokoff (Fort Legal), Ulla Helm (Glimstedt) and Ergo Blumfeldt (Triniti).
Neither Startup Estonia, EstVCA nor any member of its committees or working groups takes any responsibility for the content of the documents or the consequences of using them and none of the documents should be construed as legal advice for any particular facts or circumstances.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT LEGAL ADVICE IS SOUGHT BEFORE USING THE DOCUMENTS!