A Fundraising Guide for Charities: How to Generate a Budget-friendly Marketing Campaign

Planning any marketing campaign within the parameters of a budget is no mean feat. But if you’re the marketing manager for a charity, you may find that budgets tend to be tighter and at first assessment, perhaps a bit unrealistic? [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Guides|Tags: , |

Was Your Business Loan Rejected? Here’s Why

When you want to expand your business a loan can be very instrumental in the business operations. However, it’s not always easy to secure a loan and for business with no prior experience, it can be very frustrating. Most banks [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Guides|Tags: |

Corporate vs. Private VC: What are the Similarities and Differences?

In total, some $56-billion dollars was invested into the North American startup economy by VCs in 2016 (data is accurate as of October 2016.) Numbers don't lie and those are big numbers! Venture capitalists are definitely a large part of [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Categories: Guides|Tags: , , |

Top 10 Online VC Resources for Startups and Investors

If you are looking for information on VC, you often need to surf through the clutter on the Internet.  While you may very well find what you're looking for, it's easy for you to experience information overload.  But no worries, [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: Guides|Tags: , |

Looking for Trustworthy Equity Investors: Consider “Friends and Family First”

Can Friends and family equity funding work for your startup? Yes, absolutely. But be aware - you're treading on thin ice How many times have we all heard “never mix money/business and family” or the same for money/business and friends? [...]

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Guides|Tags: , |

Impact Investing: What is it and Why Should Startup Founders Care?

Impact investing is a new term that's come into the investment sector less than a decade ago. Few people actually understand what it is, or who it benefits, but it's actually very simple to understand when broken down in simple [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Guides|Tags: |

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to VC Term Sheets

VC term sheets 101: What a Term Sheet is and What a Term Sheet is Not What are VC term sheets? As explained by Founders Fund, the VC firm started by Peter Thiel, a term sheet is simply a contract [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Guides|Tags: |