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...

The types of Investor based funding

Fundraising is available with numerous options in the market today like rewards based, equity-based, family, and friends, or other investor based funding. Choosing the best...

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,...

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...

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,...

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...

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: 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...