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How to Handle a Co-Founder Departure

How to Handle a Co-Founder Departure
Posted on Tue, 20 July 2021 by scott-orn

Your co-founder tells you he or she wants to depart. This is something no one in a startup wants to go through. But, sometimes if one of the partner’s or one of the founder's hearts aren't really in it, it's way better to know earlier rather than later.

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Financing a Startup

Financing a Startup
Posted on Sun, 6 June 2021 by scott-orn

Financing a Startup - 8 most common sources of startup financing.

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Why Do Big Acquirers like to buy Small Startups via an Asset Sale vs. an Equity Purchase?

Why Do Big Acquirers like to buy Small Startups via an Asset Sale vs. an Equity Purchase?
Posted on Sun, 9 May 2021 by scott-orn

Why do big companies like to buy smaller startups in an asset sale versus an equity purchase? The answer is pretty simple.

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Where Do VCs Get Their Money?

Where Do VCs Get Their Money?
Posted on Tue, 16 March 2021 by scott-orn

Where do VCs get their money from? Everyone knows that entrepreneurs who are doing a startup have to go to pitch venture capitalists.

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What is a Secondary Stock Transaction?

What is a Secondary Stock Transaction?
Posted on Wed, 3 March 2021 by scott-orn

As you know, right now, the stock market and venture capital market are very frothy and on fire. So there are a lot of secondary transactions happening. Meaning, a lot of venture capital firms are buying the founder shares or previous VC investors shares in the company.

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What Securities do VCs use to Invest in Startups?

What Securities do VCs use to Invest in Startups?
Posted on Tue, 29 September 2020 by scott-orn

In the United States, there are four types of securities that are typically used by venture capitalists to invest in Silicon Valley-style startups.

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Fund Venture Lenders vs. Bank Venture Lenders

Fund Venture Lenders vs. Bank Venture Lenders
Posted on Mon, 30 July 2018 by scott-orn

Today we're talking about fund venture lenders vs. bank venture lenders. Now, banks, they're always really really cheap. They have low interest rates and low warrant coverage and that's partially because they are lending out other companies’ deposits. They take one company's deposits and lend it out to another. That's how banks work in just about everything. So that way their cost of funding is very very low.

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Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For

Startup's Due Diligence Information Venture Lenders Ask For
Posted on Tue, 14 November 2017 by scott-orn

The first thing they're going to ask for is your historical financials.

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Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt

Investor Abandonment Clause on Venture Debt
Posted on Thu, 9 November 2017 by scott-orn

We're mainly referring to investor abandonment and venture debt term sheets.

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