Startups need to purchase equipment, rent offices, hire staff and grow rapidly in order to stay on top of the game. Below are the basics of raising capital to get their company off the ground that every startup founder should know.
Raising outside capital. In almost every case, startups need to raise outside capital since the amount of money needed to take a startup to profitability is usually well beyond the financial ability of founders and their friends and family. Usually, high growth companies need to burn a lot of capital to sustain their growth prior to achieving profitability, hire experts, and better service providers or expand. At the same time, funding is a competitive advantage: belief in the concept, partnerships, and marketing. The good news is that there are a lot of investors today looking for startups to fund. The bad news is that fundraising is a long, complex, and hard process. Keep reading this post
Getting rich and becoming a millionaire by the age of 30 seems like an impossible task for most people. But here are the steps that could help you become a millionaire if not by your 30’th birthday, then maybe by the next one.
1. Follow The Money – focus on increasing your income in increments, don’t sit and do nothing with yourself and your money.
2. Don’t Show Off – people care about your work ethic, not your luxury cars or a huge house. Also, do you really need those things? Spend money wisely. Keep reading this post
It took four years for the Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) to be officially enforced on May 16, 2016. Investment crowdfunding in the US is heavily regulated as compared to the UK, where regulators have been slightly more lenient which has resulted in Crowdfunding being widely viewed as a success in the UK.
The Congressional “Father” of Title III of the JOBS Act, Rep. Patrick McHenry, introduced the “Fix Crowdfunding Act” into the House of Representatives. Its provisions are focused on Keep reading this post
Every investor has his/her own investment strategy and things they look for in promising companies – but there is a must-pass list of questions that helps them navigate the crowded startup space. Here are the basic steps of company due-diligence that Angel groups use to evaluate the potential investment deal. Keep reading this post