Founders Agreement

@ 4999/-

Or Talk To Our Experts Free Consultaion

15000+ Business Served
Google Rating
Happy Clients

Founders Agreement

                                                           FOUNDERS' AGREEMENT FORMAT

This Founders’ Agreement (here in after termed as “MOU”) is made and entered into this [date] (here in after termed as “Said Date”) by and between [name] with its principal place of business located at [address] (the “Founder 1”) and [name] with its principal place of business located at [name] (the “Founder 2”) …………….(continue naming more founders)  (hereinafter referred to individually as a “founder” and collectively as “founders”).

WHEREAS, the founders have decided to form a company named [company name] at [location].

 WHEREAS, the Company formed by the founders undergo the business of [description of business];

WHEREAS, the founders’ agreement shall be effective from [date];

NOW, THEREFORE, the Parties hereby agree as follows:

  1. Each founder must grant and transfer the all the ownership rights and [list various rights to be transferred] to the company on the date of formation of the company.
  2. Any agreement to be made in that involves an ownership interest in the Business or Technology or related intellectual property to be transferred to a third party before the formation of the Company must be agreed upon by each Founder. Such agreements will bring obligation to the founders to disclose the founder’s agreement to the 3rd party.
  3. For purposes of this Agreement, the Company shall be considered formed upon registration and receiving certificate of incorporation.
  4. The founders shall have the interest in share as per the following

[list founders and their amount of share in the company]

  1. Upon the formation of the company the founders can elect their Board of Directors through the means of election.
  2. The founders agree to keep [list the subjects to be kept confidential] very confidential and shall not disclose with a third party.
  3. In case of death or departure of a founder [mention the effect of death or departure].
  4. The founder shall agree to meet the liabilities [list the share of liability of each founder].
  5. In case of dispute the founders shall use arbitration as a method of dispute resolution before approaching the court of law
  6. The agreement shall be governed by [law which governs].
  7. [other terms and conditions]

Signed for and on behalf of                                  Signed for and on behalf of

[insert name of founder 1]                                   [insert name of founder 2]

By:                                                   By:

Name:                                           Name:

Signature                                       Signature


Download Formats



Every company will have its founders taking the initiative of forming the company. They shall be vested with various rights and responsibilities. A legal document that lists down the does and does not of the founding members which are made between the founders of a company is called a Founders Agreement which shall have legal binding. Every aspect that details the relationship between the founder and the company from the date of forming the relationship to the date of its ending will be broadly mentioned in an Agreement.

eStartIndia is an online legal service platform where a team of expert legal professionals from India, offering a variety of legal services relating to Agreement of Founder, master service agreement, consultancy agreement, legal notices, negotiable instruments, company registrations, intellectual property, tax services, personal and property services.

Get a free Consultation for Founders Agreement with Our Top Rated Experts with a simple registration.


WHY CHOOSE eStartIndia?

This organization comprises of expert legal professionals, who use their expertise will draft a founder’s agreement that shall cover all the legal requirements and needs of the parties. The experience and the knowledge that our professionals hold can help you in including clauses in your agreement that shall effectively describe the relationship between the parties as well as avoid confusions or difficulties in the future.




  1. IMPROVES CLARITY: The agreement involves a detailed description of the nature of work and the relationship of the founder with the company that will avoid confusion.
  2. GUARDS THE PARTIES: The parties express their will, rights, and duties in an agreement which reduces the scope of disputes between the parties in the future.
  3. PROOF: It acts as evidence that expresses the duties and rights which the parties have agreed on.
  4. SCOPE OF CONFIDENTIALITY: Agreement involves clauses that state the compliance with any confidentiality that the parties may prescribe in their contract.
  5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS: The ownership rights and usage rights of a trademark or trade name will be clearly distinguished in the founders’ agreement that will establish the rights of parties very clear.


Click here to know more about the "Joint Venture Agreement".


  • Name and details of the parties.
  • Date of the agreement.
  • Key responsibilities.
  • Transfer of ownership.
  • Ownership structure.
  • Terms of management.
  • Terms of liability sharing.
  • Terms pertaining to death or departure of the founder.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Decision-making and dispute resolution.
  • Representations and warranties.
  • Choice of law.
  • Signature of parties.



4999 /-

    Package Includes:

    • Drafting the Founders’  Agreement by Experienced Lawyers
    •  30-minute Intro Call by Lawyer+ Start to Finish Help + Drafting a Founders’  Agreement

(Professional Fees)


What is a founder’s agreement?

It is an agreement made between the founders of a company describing their rights and responsibility towards the company during their live relationship with the company.

Why is founders’ agreement important?

It addresses many key issues that the company may face in the future that will allow smooth management of the company.

What does a founders’ agreement include?

The agreement includes every rights and responsibility held by the founders with the company during their live relationship with the company.

Google Reviews

Best service provider in Delhi as per my experience. They are very strict with timelines, completed my project within the promised time period !!

Avikshit Kumar

I am very much Impressed with the prompt response and efficiency. Thank you !!

Anishma Verma

Great service and timely delivered!

Nitin Modi

Impressed by the professionalism!

Gaurav Gulati

Superb experience Within no time the trademark registration was on....Highly professional team. Superb....!!

Shiwangi Jaiswar

This is the first time when I am rating someone as 5. Ultimate service provided by you guys ( Manish and team) !!

Gurpreet Kaur

Thanks for solving my trademark issue !!


it is one stop solution to all tax related problem keep up the good work !

Radha Soami Satsang Beas

Excellent support, highly responsive and organized. Very Professional !

Nisha Shukla

Very genuine charges and convenient payment method. Best place for any startup !

Abdul Vahab

Amazing service and made difficult registration process very easy for me !

Md Faiz Ansari

Very excellent consultant as well as speed of working is awesome...!

Puneesh Bahri

The best Trademark & FSSAI Registration company in Delhi !

Ali Jafri

very very fast service and excellent good..!

Roshan Rai

I sincerely appreciate and am extremely grateful for the work !

Satya Prakash

good experience & very useful site..!

Shoaib Siddiqui

Get a Callback

Why EstartIndia

150+ Experts
100% Confidentiality
Live Status
Continuous Support & Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our Clients