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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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,...

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...

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...

A Brief Glossary of Key Terms in Fundraising

Angel Investor – A (usually) wealthy private investor in startup companies. Cap / Target Valuation – The maximum effective valuation for an investor in a convertible note. ...