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PIPES-or Private Investment in Public Equity-as a vehicle for companies to raise capital reverses the order of public filings from IPO or secondary offering. PIPES are a worthy alternative for raising public money but should be used selectively.
After coaching others in spin control for years, a cash-strapped entrepreneur had to face the music-and the media-himself. He drew on long-cultivated relationships to tell his story accurately and bring his business out of receivership. Being both proactive and honest, he says, is essential in a crisis situation.
Life science startups are finding partners lately in organizations that fight specific diseases. Read more about how these groups can help with financing and managing clinical trials.
When he moved his business online, Jerry Kenefake needed a new way to market his promotions products. Pay-per-click advertising turned out to be that new way. Its power to measure results, track buying habits, and, oh yes, sell his products propelled his company forward, and he never looked back.
An angel investor provides a succinct set of tips on how to pitch your company to investors. Key advice: project confidence and boil your pitch down to one or two sentences to establish a frawework for the audience.
There is no doubt that it is a nearly impossible time for entrepreneurs to raise venture capital. Only the best of the best new companies are attracting such funding, according to the author. Entrepreneurs need to prepare themselves when approaching venture capitalists. Increasingly, several must have factors have become an essential part of the necessary preparation.
Medical foundations play a role in helping medicine advance through their philanthropy, but sometimes even the most well-intentioned of them can lose their way. Read more about how these foundations can stay focused on their goals.
Use this checklist to evaluate all of your funding options and to consider alternative sources of funding.
This tool guides the entrepreneur through the process of developing a preliminary forecast, which is used to judge the accuracy and reasonableness of financial figures prior to creating a detailed line-by-line budget.
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