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Hera Venture Summit
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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South African Agreements


The Founder Agreement v2

The following document is the Founder Agreement. The Founder Agreement provides various protections and benefits, including participation in shared equity upside from their peers, called a "Bonus Pool." Founders must sign Page 9 to enroll in the program. If a Founder has an existing company when entering the program, the Founder must also sign on Page 10 when enrolling, or, when a Founder creates a company in the program, the Founder must sign and upload Page 10.

Learn about joining the Bonus Pool.



Share Option Agreement

The following document is the Share Option Agreement for South Africa that you will need to issue for your company to join the Bonus Pool and graduate from the Founder Institute. The majority of the Warrant value held by the Institute is for the benefit of Semester participants. The Warrant also provides Founders with protections against undesired terminations.



Board Minutes

The following document is the Board Minutes for South Africa that is required for you company to issue the Warrant above.



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