bootstrapping

Bootstrapping Your Startup

Funding Choices When talking to startup founders I very often see people who don’t understand how the funding actually works. No matter if you have done it before or this is your first startup, it is never easy to get things running. The only way to reduce the frustration and to put yourself on the success track is to get educated and understand how the funding works. And of course, to manage your expectations. Securing Read more…

Getting Venture Capital Funding

Considerations When Seeking Venture Capital Probably the most important thing when seeking venture capital funding, as with any other type of funding is to show at the right places where “seekers are seeking”. In other words, you need to get in front of venture capital firms. Asking for money is not easy. If you think this is hard, try writing a check to someone who wants to use your money to build his dream. That Read more…

Venture Capital Funding Explained

Venture Capital Definition What is venture capital and why use it? How much can a startup raise from a venture capital company? At what stage of a startup development is the right time to seek venture capital help. Venture capital is a type of financing that is associated with high-risk investments. It is usually performed on startups or other businesses that have the potential of extraordinary growth in a relatively short period of time. There Read more…

Startup Series Of Funding And How It Works

Challenges When Raising Funds When we discuss the process of raising money for a startup it is usually assumed that we talk about diluted (equity) funding. This simply means that you will be giving away ownership of your company. Non-diluted funding means you will be getting money, but will not be partially losing ownership of your company. An example of diluted funding would be taking money from an angel investor, whereas non-diluted funding would be Read more…