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6 Successful Dealmakers Provide Top Tips on Raising Capital

Bootstrapping will only take your startup so far. Many businesses underestimate how much money they really need to keep going and growing, and they run out of runway. When raising capital, these investor-entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their best secrets, tips and strategies. 1. Soul-search For me, it’s all about enthusiasm. You need to show...
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Raising Capital for Your Startup: Top Legal Considerations to Know

It’s an issue every entrepreneur and new business must face: raising capital for your business. Even though you may start your business with your own nest egg or your company may be able to operate for a while on its own revenues, at some point, you’re likely to need outside funding to grow. While capital...
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What You Must Know Before Raising Investment for Your Business

The following is excerpted from “Investor Ready,” courtesy of Julie Barber, CEO of Spark! Consulting www.areyouinvestorready.co.uk Before you dive into planning your investment approach, there are some important things to think about. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Do you really need investment? You may well reply, “Of...
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Surviving Capital Raising During Marketplace Disruption From COVID-19

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on financial markets around the globe, which presents a formidable challenge for startups when it comes to raising capital. While investors generally hedge risk during uncertain and unpredictable times, the current financial turmoil doesn’t automatically mean the game is over for fledgling companies. It does, however, mean that entrepreneurs are going...
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10 Essential Money Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is challenging, but it can be especially difficult if you begin building your business at a young age. Young entrepreneurs face unique hurdles like creating a company with less work and life experience under their belt. If you’re a young entrepreneur, you may also struggle with being taken less seriously by older...
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The 3 Stories You Need to Tell During a Capital Raise

What’s the best way to really get someone to listen and draw them in? Storytelling has been the medium of choice for communicators and entrepreneurs since the beginning of time. To connect with another person, you need to meet them where they are, find common ground and give them someone (or something) to root for....
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What You Need to Know About ICOs and Entrepreneurship

If you own or are considering launching a business, you’ve likely heard about cryptocurrency and the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) market. Also often referred to as a token offering, ICOs as method of crowdfunding has swept the 2017 spotlight, and it’s with little wonder why. Startups (including those that may not even have a live...
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How to Seek Out Funding as a Young Entrepreneur

I was 27 years old when I had the idea for my business, and 28 when I incorporated the LLC to officially launch. In hindsight, there’s a good chance that my young age actually helped contribute to my early success, but youth can be a double edged sword. Young entrepreneurs are seen by the market...