July 3, 2018

5 Things to Know Before Getting a 409A Valuation

In the world of startups, it is not uncommon for early employees to be offered stock options. This is typically to compensate for the lower starting […]
June 18, 2018

Why You Should Consider a Blind Teaser for Your Crowdfunding Raise

Making the decision to raise outside capital for your business is both exciting and stressful. As a business owner you are excited about the prospect of […]
June 12, 2018

What is a Cap Table and Why Do You Need One?

A capitalization (“cap”) table is, in its simplest form, a ledger that records your company’s securities and who owns them. The table can be detailed or […]
March 12, 2018

Six ways to fund your startup

No matter the startup you are running, you will need to look for funding at some stage. This post takes you through the possible ways you […]
March 5, 2018

Pre-seed, Seed and Series A …what does it all mean?

Raising capital is an inevitable part of a business for most startups. If you are reading this post I assume you are looking into the possibility […]
September 28, 2017

Top 5 Start-up Business Concerns in 2018

It’s not a surprise that start-up businesses have unique challenges that established companies do not face – and when building a business that has a long […]
February 26, 2016

The Perfect Pitch Deck: Startup Funding

Support for small businesses and startups has grown strong over the past decade. Everyone, from representatives in Washington D.C. to the celebrities of NBC’s Shark Tank, […]
December 16, 2015

When it Comes to Crowdfunding, Your Funding Source Matters

With the SEC’s recent approval of equity crowdfunding, founders and entrepreneurs can now seek funding from non-accredited investors. In other words, there are more opportunities to […]
November 9, 2015

Crowdfunding As a Capital Solution for Nonprofits

When crowdfunding began years ago, those who used it were primarily creatives looking for funding. Musicians needed to record an album; filmmakers needed to fund their […]