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  • They were so afraid that they'd be rejected in favor of this other firm that they gave the startup what's known as an "exploding termsheet."

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • In theory these details are minor ones; by definition all the important points are supposed to be covered in the termsheet.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • Inexperience and wishful thinking combine to make founders feel that when they have a termsheet, they have a deal.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • A termsheet is not legally binding, but it is a definite step.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • If this succeeds you get a termsheet, so called because it outlines the key terms of a deal.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • In this case the exploding termsheet was not (or not only) a tactic to pressure the startup.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • It can be hard to keep the pressure on an investor or acquirer all the way to the closing, because the most effective pressure is competition from other investors or acquirers, and these tend to drop away when you get a termsheet.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • Otherwise all the "minor" details left unspecified in the termsheet will be interpreted to your disadvantage.

    The Hacker's Guide to Investors

  • Deutsche Bank AG managed the stock sale, according to a termsheet obtained by Bloomberg News.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Just in time to accommodate the restructuring deadline of July 22, the most recent amendment to the exchange offer was filed last Friday after market close, in addition to a termsheet for the proposed JP Morgan financing.

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