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Business Funding

Pre-Money vs. Post-Money Valuations: How to Calculate Each

There is a surprisingly large number of business finance terms that are prepended with the “pre-” flag: “pre-seed”, “pre-IPO”, “pre-revenue” and, you guessed it, “pre-money valuation.”

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Business Funding

Common Stock vs. Preferred Stock: Understand The Differences

All corporations, whether public or private, have shares of stock. Each share carries a price, whether established by the market (investors) or approximated by the company itself (pre-money valuation), that when combined, represent 100% of the company’s equity. 

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Business Funding

How to Find Private Investors For Small Business

Even if you’ve never started a company before, you’re likely aware of how expensive business ventures can be.  You hear about companies X, Y, and Z raising round after round of financing without even a semblance of profit.

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Business Funding

11 Business Pitch Tips from Fundraising Experts

A business pitch will need to be a unique recipe but you should leverage these fundamental ingredients used by the masters within your fundraising pitch & deck.

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Buying Stock

Business Funding

Surprising States with the Most Venture Funding Post-Pandemic

Rural states saw massive jumps in venture capital investment from 2020 to 2022 When the Covid-19 Pandemic came to America in March 2020, analysts had dire predictions for the investing landscape.

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Crowdfunding Statistics for 2021

Since 2005, EquityNet has garnered five patents and grown into the leading business funding platform, with more than 200,000 users and $600 million in funding to date.

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Angel Investing

How To Set Up a Self-Directed IRA in Five Steps

Many people choose traditional and Roth IRAs over a self-directed IRA (SDIRA). However, knowledgeable investors may be missing out on investment opportunities in nonstandard sectors like real estate, private equity, crowdfunding, and cryptocurrency. A self-directed IRA opens up these possibilities.

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Venture Capitalists

Angel Investing

How to Become a Venture Capitalist

Becoming a venture capitalist is no easy feat. In fact, you’re more likely to be drafted into Major League Baseball than you are to become a venture capitalist — but Major Leaguers don’t count the odds and we bet you don’t either.

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