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This article presents a discussion of how ownership can be distributed in a company, first considering equity allocation when starting a company and then examining the amount and effect of dilution that might be caused by accepting outside financing.
This tool will help you identify areas in your start up business plan that need additional atttention before it is complete.
This is a sample term sheet for a Series B round of financing.
Numerous factors affect how angels value a company. Primary are the strength of the management team and the size of the opportunity, or a company's potential to scale. Accompanying this article is a valuation worksheet that entrepreneurs can use to better understand what investors look for and to identify factors that can justify higher pre-money valuations. Investors will find it useful to compare companies and determine whether valuation should be higher or lower.
This article provides insight into fast growth company potential investors--venture capitalists.
Read the example to learn how one company documented their operation systems and workflow to reach their goal of using shared knowledge to increase sales.
This article discusses the steps involved in the process of raising money from the first handshake to the cash-in-hand.
This tool and sample provides a systematic way to expand a marketing strategy into specific tactics and activities for implementation.
This article discusses cash and burn rate--that is how efficiently cash is used and how much cash is needed to operate day in and day out.
This tool will help establish criteria and performance standards for one job description.
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