Before you can use all the capabilities Shoobx offers, you must set up your account. This process is called Shoobx Onboarding!
Shoobx Onboarding is a step-by-step process that involves inputting information from several key documents so that you can use your Shoobx account and maintain an accurate and complete record of your business information.
What is Onboarding?
For companies that didn't incorporate on Shoobx, Shoobx’s self-guided onboarding process allows them to populate their accounts with key data and company documents. This means a company can analyze its full corporate legal history, get organized, and identify issues in its corporate legal documents.
With our onboarding process, you can easily get your company information and documents into Shoobx, and our workflow will provide the guidance you need every step of the way. We'll walk you through inputting details about the company's employees, equity, fundraising, and other key actions so that your company can quickly get up and running on the platform.
How Can Onboarding Be Useful Before a Financing?
Shoobx onboarding will help you identify missing documents. This can be a helpful starting point for a company that is motivated, with a lawyer, to address those gaps (issues with incomplete documentation, cap table inaccuracies, etc.). This is especially helpful if a financing or other key event is on the horizon.
Who is involved?
Depending on what stage your company is at, you may choose to manage this process differently. If you are a 3-person company, the founder might complete the entire onboarding workflow. In a 50 person company, the founder might invite the head of HR to fill out the HR-related pieces of onboarding, the CFO to fill out the equity and finance-related pieces of onboarding, etc.
Can I Get My Lawyer Involved in Onboarding?
You and your lawyer can work together to get your company set up on Shoobx—you decide if you want to run the process or step in to assist your lawyer as needed, or vice-versa!
What Else Should I Know?
- A sample list of documents you'll need to have at the ready for onboarding
- Basic primer on onboarding your fundraising documents
- Basic primer on onboarding your grants
- Basic primer on onboarding your stock incentive plan
- Tips on inputting your charter details in onboarding
- How to determine your stock classes for purposes of onboarding
- How to determine your board for purposes of onboarding
- Uploading bridge notes in onboarding and determining which notes are converted
- Uploading and understanding board/shareholder consents/minutes for onboarding
We're Here to Help!
When you begin the onboarding process in Shoobx, a member of our client services team will reach out to you to say hello and make sure you're in good shape. As you're going through onboarding, you can always reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.