We’ve all heard the phrase, it takes money to make money, but to rephrase it in terms that accredited investors would understand, we must make an appendage: it takes money to make money in unregistered offerings.
The term sheet is a vital document that entrepreneurs face on rare occasions but venture capitalists see regularly. Learn the terms and clauses to be prepared.
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.”
Founders and operators face many difficult and important decisions in their line of work; and where to source financing for operations and growth is one of the most important.
There’s an old saying that “no one ever got fired for buying IBM.” Equivalent job security in the financial advisory industry has been built on the consistent recommendation for a portfolio allocated between stocks and bonds.
Crowdfunding is the process of raising incremental amounts of money from a large number of sources. There are multiple types of crowdfunding, including debt, equity, and more.