KISS Agreement

KISS is the acronym for “Keep It Simple Security,” which can be an alternative for either a debt or equity financing.


Key Performance Indicator (KPI)

A key performance indicator is a measurable value that helps a startup measure key business metrics.


Key Employee

A Key Employee is an employee who plays a significant part in a startup’s success and has a major ownership and/or decision-making role in the business. Key employees are usually founders and C-level executives. Key employees may have certain restrictions […]


Key Man Insurance

Key Man Insurance is simply insurance taken out on the key persons (usually founders) of a business. In the event of a key person’s death, the insurance proceeds can be used to fund the business or to buy out the […]