Receiving investment from angels can be a daunting, time consuming process, one that is inherently inefficient. Experienced entrepreneurs take steps to minimize these funding inefficiencies.
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14 Types of Information Investors May Request as Part Of Their Due Diligence Checklist for Your Startup [Infographic]
Experienced entrepreneurs know that they are preparing for the investors due diligence from the very beginning. They establish a process that supports the development and growth of their investable company. In order to begin that process, you must know what the investors will request and why they are requesting it.
The Holy Grail of Entrepreneurship: The Term Sheet, Pt. 2 – offering terms
Any entrepreneur who is serious about his trade will need to know about the term sheet.
8 Types of Insurance to Mitigate Startup Risks
All companies face risks, and startups are no exception. As you seek financing from third parties, remember that once financing is obtained, the resources of those outside investors now face the same risks as your personal resources.
Incubators & Accelerators: Which Best Fits Your Needs?
Incubators and Accelerators: In order to address these differences, we are breaking down the typical incubator and accelerator based on twelve factors.
5 Reasons Your NDA Could Torch Your Chance for Funding
Is your NDA doing more harm than good for your startup? Here are 5 reasons Angel and VC funds avoid NDAs.
Dilution: The Real Meaning of Funding Success
A principal goal in the life of a scalable startup company is getting external equity funding. The closing of a funding round is cause for celebration. However, founders are often left with a somewhat bitter-sweet taste when they realize what just happened.
Writing An Executive Summary: The 4 Most Important Words
As an angel investor and leader of an angel group, I receive funding inquiries every day. Most come in the form of an executive summary, which typically provides one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor.
Why Can’t I Obtain Startup Funding?
Startup funding requires teams to convince investors that their idea is worth investment. You may have an outstanding idea, a detailed plan, and a strong team … so what are you doing wrong?
Three Things a Bank Wants to Know Before Giving You A Loan
If you’re looking to gain anything over 25$, you’re going to be asked where the money is going. This fact can be applied towards family and friends, but especially if you are asking for a loan from a bank.