Woman considers using ROBS program to rollover her 401(k) into a business startup

Business Funding

A Guide to Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS)

If you’re looking for startup or operating capital for a business, you might exhaust all debt and equity financing options before discovering that Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS) could have been a great option from the start. 

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Angel Investing

How to Become an Accredited Investor

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. 

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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

Term Sheet Guide: Important Terms, Clauses, and Closing Deals

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.

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business woman calculating pre and post money valuations for startup business

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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founders discuss debt vs equity when deciding how to raise startup funding

Business Planning

Debt vs Equity Financing: Which is Right For Your Business?

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.

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Angel Investing

What are Alternative Investments and Why Consider Them?

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. 

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Angel Investing

Venture Capital Trends For a Well-Funded Future

What are the latest venture capital trends? Learn what emerging technologies and common threads show up in the early-stage portfolios of the top venture firms.

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