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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...