Start-up Desk

Supporting young entrepreneurs is particularly close to our hearts. For many years we have been advising innovative start-ups in all legal and tax matters.

As true sparring partners, we accompany them in a solution-oriented and efficient manner, starting with a brilliant idea through to the company formation and financing rounds to a successful exit. And our own entrepreneurial drive definitely comes in handy in this context. In addition to professional legal services at reasonable rates, we also offer young entrepreneurs access to an extensive network.

Our services in the area of start-ups:

  • Advice and formation of suitable companies
  • Preparation and review of constitutional documents (articles of association, rules of procedure, shareholders' agreements, founders' agreements, etc.)
  • Notarization by our own notaries in Zug
  • Advice on the protection of IP rights and their integration into the business
  • Advice on structuring and negotiating spin-off transactions with universities and colleges

Our services in the area of commercial contracts:

  • Preparation and review of proof-of-concept agreements
  • Drafting and conducting negotiations with regard to cooperation agreements and contracts for the performance of services
  • Preparation and review of non-disclosure agreements (NDA)
  • Preparation of standard terms and conditions and privacy policies

Our services in the area of financing rounds:

  • Handling and negotiation of all types of financing (equity, debt, mezzanine, initial coin offering, token generating events)
  • Preparation and negotiation of term sheets with investors
  • Creation of capitalization tables (Cap Table)
  • Support and coordination of due diligence reviews
  • Drafting and negotiating the required contractual documentation (shareholders' agreements, investment agreements, loan or convertible loan agreements, etc.)

Our services in the area of employee share ownership plans:

  • Advice on structuring of employee share ownership programs
  • Design of employee share ownership plans of all kinds (stock plans, option plans, phantom stock plans, etc.)
  • Comprehensive tax advice regarding employee share ownership plans

Our services in the area of exits:

  • Advice regarding all types of exit transactions (share deal, asset deal, IPO, etc.)
  • Support and coordination of due diligence reviews
  • Preparation of the required transaction documents and negotiation management
Honold Pascal



Baier Michael


Senior Associate

Berweger Martin


Senior Associate

Eggler Patric


Senior Associate

Walter Marc


Senior Associate

Mattmann Dominique



Wiki Michelle




Deal: Archlet closed its USD 10M Series A Financing Round

Liquidity Support for Startups


The team has a dedicated team for start-ups. Since the needs of start-ups are so unique and wide, this strategic establishment is really helpful.