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Getting together with a friend or two and creating a new business is an exciting time in any entrepreneur’s life. However, Co-Founders are often so busy building and running their new business that they skip a hugely important step, the Co-founder Agreement. A Co-founder Agreement is a contract between Co-Founders setting out the ownership, initial investments and responsibilities of each Co-Founder. This agreement also safeguards you in the case of a dispute, as it can provide protection to show what the co-founder agreed too.

Use this Co-Founder Agreement if:

  • You are a co-founder and would like to clearly set out the equity participation in your new business.

What does the Co-Founder Agreement cover?

  • Co-Founder details;
  • Project description;
  • Equity breakdown and initial capital contributions;
  • Roles and responsibilities of each Co-Founder;
  • Management and approval rights;
  • Non-compete, confidentiality and intellectual property; and
  • Resignation, dissolution and removal of directors.

Other names for Co-Founder Agreement include:

  • Founders Agreement; and
  • Hackathon Collaboration Agreement.
  • Icon Australiasuitable for all Australian states and territories
  • Calendarlast updated July 2014
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