For a startup to begin operations, it needs capital. This is known as pre-seed capital, which is the first attempt to gather financial backing for the startup to begin developing its business model product, service, minimum viable product … [Read more...] about The Right Time and Ways to Raise Pre-Seed Funding
By definition, the term bootstrapping generally refers to a “self-starting process that is supposed to proceed without external input.” In the world of entrepreneurship, bootstrapping a startup refers to launching the enterprise without … [Read more...] about Bootstrapping a Startup: The Essential Tips
Crafting a strong startup pitch that gets investors’ attention is tough. It’s so tough that even the best founders with great ideas and business models, repeatedly fail before finding success. After all, if it was easy to craft a powerful … [Read more...] about Are Buzzwords Killing Your Startup Pitch?
Corporate venture capital is simultaneously similar to, and different from, traditional venture capital firms. While not new, per se, the number of corporate venture capital funds is on the rise. In fact, we are seeing a major increase in … [Read more...] about Is Corporate Venture Capital Right for You | Ron Flavin
Angel investors in Europe are very much like their counterparts based in the United States. Angel investors are individuals who fund startup companies using their own money. Overall, angel investors in Europe and elsewhere are generally … [Read more...] about Find and Connect with Angel Investors in Europe | Ron Flavin
Impact investors and impact investing are relatively new additions to the startup funding landscape. For most investors, the word “investment” typically leads to thoughts of financial returns. That's natural. For the most part, investing in … [Read more...] about Find Impact Investors and Learn How They Work | Ron Flavin