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...

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...

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,...

A GUIDE TO SEED FUNDRAISING: Negotiation and Closing the Deal

This article is an excerpt from the essay on A Guide to Seed Fund Raising by Geoff Ralston. A seed investment can usually be closed rapidly....

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 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. ...

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...

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...