Starting a company has never been easier. Technology solutions for payroll, , cloud computing and payment systems have made it much cheaper to take care of the back end. But founders may start seeing more when they hit the fundraising process, some of which come from legal fees. Fortunately for entrepreneurs, several lawyers and investors have tried to cut down these by providing standard documents for seed-stage investing. Unfortunately for entrepreneurs, as more and more new types of instruments and investment documents are introduced, it becomes difficult to distinguish between them or even understand which one is the best . In the first part of this three-part blog series, we look at .