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,...

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...

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: 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

When do Investors Invest: The Four Stages of Fundraising

Raising investments is as much dependent on the stage your business is in as it is on other pertinent factors. The development stage is...