Tools & Templates

This resource collection is for reference and to support you in your venture. Many of the entries are sourced from our startup founders and faculty of Harvard Business School. Note that any contents, including any legal topics or templates, are for the users’ reference only and do not constitute any legal advice for which you should consult your own legal counsel.


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Baker Library Research for Entrepreneurs Guide

Baker Library has curated a list of resources and tools to assist with starting and running new ventures.

Balsamiq Wireframes

Balsamiq Wireframes is a rapid low-fidelity UI wireframing tool that reproduces the experience of sketching on a notepad or whiteboard but using a computer.

Bubble is a tiered service that allows you to build and run web applications without code.


Use Canva’s drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts to design consistently stunning graphics. Design presentations, social media graphics, and more with thousands of beautiful layouts.


Clerky is an online legal service obsessed with helping startup founders get legal paperwork done safely. Get your legal paperwork done with confidence, so you can get back to building your startup.

Cooley GO Legal Document Generator

Cooley GO Docs will generate a limited selection of legal documents. Limited regional variations are available.

Cooley Non-Disclosure Agreement (Mutual)

For instances where both parties are exchanging confidential information.

Cooley Non-Disclosure Agreement (Unilateral)

This one-way (a.k.a. "unilateral") Non-Disclosure Agreement is designed for situations where the company is the only party disclosing confidential information.


A collaborative, user interface design tool.

Goodwin Founders Workbench

Founders Workbench is a resource collection for legal document generation, capital calculation, legal definitions, and their collection called "Founders Finder."

Google Ads

Google Ads is a powerful tool for all stages of your business. Google Ads is an online advertising platform developed by Google, where advertisers bid to display brief advertisements, service offerings, product listings, or videos to web users. It can place ads both in the results of search engines like Google Search and on non-search websites, mobile apps, and videos.

Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project

The Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Project (HLEP) provides pro bono legal research and analysis to entrepreneurs at Harvard and MIT.

HBS Interview Guide Template

This HBS template can help prepare yourself and team for consistent interviews

HBS Problem Hypothesis Statement Template

Used in HBS Startup Bootcamp to define the critical elements of a solution statement.

Hubspot Persona Builder

Hubspot provides a tool for building an easy persona overview. Create a buyer persona that your entire company can use to market, sell, and serve better.