The RISE of capital-raising in France

There were 590 venture capital raising rounds in France last year (2016). According to Dealroom, this is more than any country in Europe, although,...

How to Get in Touch With Investors?

Getting in touch with investors is Achilles’ heel for most entrepreneurs with no fundraising experience. A lot of them end up sending generic emails...

Shareholder’s agreement: Board of directors

In the first part of our series on “Introduction to shareholder’s agreement”, we present to you the clause on Board of Directors. A start-up and/or...

What Do Investors Look For?

As an entrepreneur sets out to raise capital for his venture, he often wonders – exactly what is it that an investor would look...

How to Raise Funding Without Venture Capital!

  New businesses run on the essential supply of periodic financing. One of the greatest challenges facing entrepreneurs is ensuring adequate capital flows to meet...

Introduction to shareholder agreements

Forewarned is forearmed. Although alarming, the expression states the advantage of being prepared, when equipped with knowledge in advance. A shareholder agreement forearms your...

Presenting to Investors: A Step-By-Step Guide

Looking for an investor can be daunting for most entrepreneurs, especially if it is their first time. There are several checks at every step,...

Top 20 VCs in France & Europe

The venture capital ecosystem in France is progressively growing. After the UK and Germany, France was ranked as the third largest venture capital in...

Investors guide: Different types of investors

Capital raising market has been heavily diversified by non-traditional investors. Start-ups and small and medium scale businesses (SMEs) are the key beneficiaries of this...

Common investor terms

It is often baffling to not comprehend the difference between common shares and preferential shares or the implications of a term sheet. Common investor...