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Issuing shares privately is a viable way for small and growing businesses to raise capital, exempt from many registration and reporting requirements. Here are the rules you need to know.
Historical financial information can be a great tool to jumpstart the budgeting process if care is taken to adjust for any incorrect or misleading information.
We examine the pros and cons of the two primary startup funding mechanisms: venture capital and angel funding.
Entrepreneurs seeking venture capital - a major source of funding for growth - need to approach these investors as both sellers of their company's future and buyers of financing services, writes a venture capitalist and former entrepreneur, who provides a targeted plan for addressing each.
Raising capital at any stage of a company's growth is challenging and requires creativity and tenacity. However, these hurdles are especially difficult to conquer at the earliest stages of an enterprise's development, the author says. This article discusses where and how to raise capital at the seed level and growth stages.
This legal expert provides ten tried and tested bootstrapping techniques.
Recounting the tale of founding and growing two companies, one which ultimately failed, the author argues that the key message about cash in a high growth business is raise more than you need, and spend less than you have.
This article will provide you with a starting point for understanding your financial statements. In it you will find guidelines for the type of information you need and suggestions on how to review it.
Bringing new board members into your company can be complicated. Brad Feld provides some best practices for managing this complex process, including: recruiting, analyzing current board composition, and establishing selection criteria.
Along with this sample Balance Sheet for a year old business, this tool provides a line-by-line explanation of the most common categories used to report the value of the company's assets, liabilities, and equity.
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