Do your preparation. Research your market, build a cash reserve and win over your customer. Then ask for investment.
The type of funding you should pursue depends on your business's value and scalability.
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As customer development expert Bob Dorf advises, "For as long as humanly possible, avoid investors as best you can."
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John Whall shares some of his insights about raising capital, despite tough economic conditions.
Don't tell your frugal grandpa, but these days, you can't do much with the typical $2 million seed round.
There are plenty of Cinderella stories but also just as many cautionary tales out there. How to make yours the former, not the latter.
Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.
Are investors interested in ideas? Traction? The team? The founders? They’re interested in all that and more, say VCs Keet van Zyl and Clive Butkow.
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In our comprehensive small business funding resource, you can find all the main types of funding and how you can go about applying for each.
Make sure you get guidance from a legal team that is specialised in commercial and start-up law from the start.
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Potential investors need to be convinced that your idea is viable before they offer you cash.
Gary Palmer, CEO of Paragon Lending Solutions, discusses what entrepreneurs should be aware of when preparing to pitch.
To get your start-up off the ground you’ll need money. An alternative is to ask an angel investor for that initial capital injection to give your...