A Guide to Seed Fundraising: Meeting Investors

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston If you are meeting investors at an investor...

Shareholder’s Agreement: Voting Rights

In the fifth part of our series on “Introduction to shareholder’s agreement”, we present to you clauses on Voting Rights A shareholder agreement has the...

Investors: Angels & Venture Capitalists

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston The difference between an angel and a VC...

Shareholder’s Agreement: Restrictions on share transfers

In the fourth part of our series on “Introduction to shareholder’s agreement”, we present to you clauses that restrict Share Transfers Pre-emptive clauses in shareholders’...

A Guide to Seed Fundraising: When to Raise Money

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston. Investors write checks when the idea they hear...

Shareholder’s agreement: Vesting Shares

In the third part of our series on “Introduction to shareholder’s agreement”, we present to you the clause on Vesting Shares. A company may...

A Guide to Seed Fundraising: Why Raise Money?

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston Startup companies need to purchase equipment, rent offices,...

Shareholder’s agreement: Employee equity

In the second part of our series on “Introduction to shareholder’s agreement”, we present to you the clause on Employee equity.  Employee equity is a...

How to Raise Funds without Venture Capital investors?

Money is the most important lifeline for a business in its early days. No wonder raising funds occupies most of a founder’s time and imagination...

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,...