How not to waste time on email management

When it comes to virtual communication, nothing beats the email which doesn’t intrude like a phone call, yet passes the message across. But with...

Introduction to Business Plans

Imagine yourself in a writing class, where you're writing an essay on a venture you want to set up. You write about the offering,...

Ways to get financing for SMEs

The one thing many SMEs fear the most is going out to seek financing to keep their business running. Mostly because funding seems complicated and hard...

Raising funds: Dos and Don’ts

Fundraising Rules to Follow Get fundraising over as soon as possible, and get back to building your product and company, but also… Don’t stop raising...

Common Fundraising Mistakes that Start-Ups make!

Fundraising for a start-up is an unavoidable. Every savvy entrepreneur will tell you that fundraising, when not done right, is a disaster. You have...

Valuation techniques for pre-revenue start ups

You need to value your startup for fundraising to assess the distribution of its ownership amongst the investors in return for their investment. At...

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,...

The power of network in building your startup’s net worth

According to research, the number of a founder’s social network connections is associated positively with the capital raised from a project. In many cases,...

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...

How to Up Your Pitching Game

Pitching requires a compelling mix of patience, vision, and clarity. But there is no one right pitch when it comes to getting investor attention....