Useful Resources

Board Meeting Deck Template
The Board Meeting Deck Template helps you put in place the structure of your board meeting presentations.
Board Best Practices
This guidebook will help you navigate how to set up your board meetings, by providing you information on board composition, compensation, and scheduling.
Corporate Administration

Readings & Case Studies

Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr explains how to run your company like Bill Gates or Bono
How to effectively structure your startup
Scaling your startup for the future
5 Clever Sales Strategies To Increase Online Revenue
Corporate Governance 2.0

Partners

shareworks
Issue stock today and manage all your equity in one place without getting bogged down in spreadsheets and paperwork. Join the platform trusted by over 10,000 companies, investors, and lawyers
Cap table Management
Carta
Carta helps companies and investors manage their cap tables, valuations, investments, and equity plans.
Cap table Management
Captable
Captable.io is free, powerful, equity management software used by over 32,000 companies to keep accurate records, plan financing rounds, and save time and money.
Cap table Management
Astrella
Manage your private company shareholder and employee stock plan data in real-time with our private blockchain-enabled platform. Our solution scales to any size company, anywhere in the world.
Cap table Management

Useful Resources

Increase Email Security with DMARC
Help prevent spoofing and spam with DMARC. Protect against spoofing & phishing, and help prevent messages from being marked as spam
Information Security Policy Templates
In collaboration with information security subject-matter experts, SANS has developed and posted here a set of security policy templates.
Password Manager Comparison
Evaluation of best password managers for firms. Considerations include price, functionality, admin features, and UI among others.
Breach Monitoring with Firefox Monitor
See if you’ve been part of an online data breach. Find out what hackers already know about you. Learn how to stay a step ahead of them.

Readings & Case Studies

Enlisting the Right Amount of Security
Outlining the distinct ways that startups should approach security at each growth stage, including when they should make their first security hire.
Security for Growth Companies
Bessemer’s five cybersecurity lessons for cloud-native growth companies. Developed in collaboration with seven top CISOs.
Cybersecurity Training Toolkit for SMBs
Technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access.
The CEO's Guide to Cyberbreach Response
Organizations of all sizes and types face a growing variety of threats, from traditional bruteforce DDoS attacks to more concealed — and usually more damaging — ransomware.

Partners

Loot
Save $1,000s on SaaS for Free. Loot saves your business $1,000's on top SaaS tools in 1-click. No demos, no contracts, no fees - just savings.
Hubspot for Startups
Save 30%-90% on all the tools you need to increase leads, accelerate sales, and streamline your customer service.
Notion
The Notion for Startups program offers up to $1000 USD credit to all verified startups around the world.
Microsoft Azure
Azure credits: Build at your own pace with up to $150,000 in free Azure credits. Part of the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub Package.
Subsbase
Tailored perk to GV portfolio: One Month free trial, Post the first month we migrate customers on the pre-agreed discount, 20% discount. Contact aliaa.abdelaziz@subsbase.com
YouVerify
KYC and Onboarding Services: $1,000 credit valid for 3 months. Available for startups in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. Contact startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures
KYC
Onboardbase
Security and Secret Ops Infrastructure: 30% discount for first 12 months. Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
Cybersecurity
Smily Identity
[Africa] KYC and Onboarding Services: Access up to $10,000 in Smile usage credits. Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
KYC
Identitypass
[Nigeria] KYC and Onboarding Services: $500 of credit for Biometrics liveliness checker, ID-Face Biometrics, Authentication, and Verification API calls. Send an email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
KYC
Dojah
[Nigeria] KYC and Onboarding Services: $100 go-live credit and 25% discount for first 3 months. Send an email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
KYC
Evervault
Security and Encryption Infrastructure: $10,000 credit, valid for up to 12-months. Send an email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
Cybersecurity
Amplitude
Product Analytics: Free access for up to 12 months for early stage startups. Up to 50% discount on fees, add-ons, and implementation for growth stage startups. Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
Corporate Administration
SpiderSilk Cyber Security Management
Offering fellow portfolio companies an efficient way to manage cyber-risk; 1- Review and cybersecurity testing of any e-services, apps, APIs that you may have in place. 2- Continuous visibility of all publicly accessible assets and how they can be potentially exploited by malicious actors.
Cybersecurity
Microsoft for Startups
Microsoft for Startups Program for B2B companies ready to create value through technology and commercial acceleration.
Strategic programs
Stripe
Stripe is by far the most used, easiest, and most advanced payment platform available in the industry today. The very core of our platform is a comprehensive set of APIs that we make available publicly. Using these APIs, you can integrate Stripe into your digital environment and be ready to get paid within minutes. Using Stripe Dashboard, you'll manage and control the payment process from end to end - from the moment your customer completes their checkout experience to the moment your bank account receives the payout from Stripe.
Cloud Services
Amazon web services credit for GV companies
Amazon Web Services provides startups with low cost, easy to use infrastructure needed to scale and grow any size business. AWS Activate is a program with resources designed to help startups get started on AWS. Join some of the fastest-growing startups in the world and build your business using AWS. The instructions below provides more information about credits you can receive as a portfolio company of Global Ventures.
Cloud Services

Useful Resources

ESG Policy template
Get started on your ESG Policy today with our customizable template.
Global Ventures ESG Policy
This document (ESG Policy) sets out Global Ventures’ approach to investing responsibly and managing ESG issues within our business operations and investment activities.

Readings & Case Studies

Corporate Governance 2.0

Partners

Engage
Customer Engagement: Up to 30% discount on monthly subscriptions for 12 months | Mention Global Ventures referral
Strategic programs
Intercom
Customer Engagement: -100% for the 1st year, -50% for 2nd year, -20% continuous discount. Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
Strategic programs
Termii
[Nigeria] Customer Engagement: 20% discount off Termii Credit | Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures
Strategic programs

Useful Resources

Coming soon

Readings & Case Studies

Coming soon

Partners

Subsbase
Tailored perk to GV portfolio: One Month free trial, Post the first month we migrate customers on the pre-agreed discount, 20% discount. Contact aliaa.abdelaziz@subsbase.com
Atlas
Incorporation Services: 50% discount on Atlas Fee.
Legal
Sidebrief
[Nigeria] Incorporation Services: 25% off Company and Trademark registration. Send email to startups@paystack.com mentioning Global Ventures.
Legal
Atlas
Incorporation Services: 50% discount on Atlas Fee
Legal
Visible
Your investor relationship hub. Update investors, raise capital and track metrics from a single platform.
Corporate Administration
DOA Law Nigeria
DOA is a full-service commercial law firm in Nigeria. They provide a wide range of expert legal services to a highly diversified client base both local and international operating in various sectors of the economy. For more details, please contact Adeniyi Duale +234(0) 8023204725 (telephone) a.duale@doa-law.com (email)
Legal
The Scalable CFO
The Scalable CFO has been providing a platform to help Scale-ups and SMEs get top professional services in the Middle East since 2017.
Audit
Maples
Maples Group is a multi-jurisdictional law firm headquartered in the Cayman Islands, with offices in traditional tax havens and corporate tax havens. It is a member of the offshore magic circle
Cap table Management
King and Spalding
King & Spalding LLP is an Am Law 100, Global 30, white-shoe American international corporate law firm that is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and with offices located in North America, Europe, and Asia. It has over 1,100 lawyers in 23 offices globally.
Legal
D&O: Fenchurch Faris
RAHUL ROY: | M:+971 56 464 2046 | E: rroy@fenfar.com
Insurance