Startup Blog: Take a Stand!

Taffy Williams

Examples may relate to Biotech, Pharma and Medical Device businesses, but the ideas apply to most technology fields. The time will come in every entrepreneur’s company existence when a critical decision must be made about direction of the business.

Finding Investors is highly dependent on your ability to network

Taffy Williams

The hedge funds, traditional funds, and VCs are filled with professionals with extensive experience in the investment business. The deal structures will vary significantly dependent on their experience investing in early stage companies. Grow your network far and wide.

Financing Acquisitions: Keys to Structuring the Deal And Obtaining The Funding

YoungUpstarts

Think of financing an acquisition as an exercise with two parts that work in concert: 1) structuring a desired deal with a suitable target and 2) obtaining the funding. Structuring the Desired Deal. Value the target acquisition as a standalone business first.

Startup Business Development Strategies: 7 Tips For Putting.

Seed Stage Capital

skip to main | skip to sidebar 24 January 2010 Startup Business Development Strategies: 7 Tips For Putting Together Stellar Deals Business development is fun. A few tips for startups doing deals: 1. Introduce competition into every deal.

in search of.the ideal term sheet

Seed Stage Capital

For any large deal, they will convert and be treated like the founders and employees. VCs really need to move to a deal structure that doesn’t burn up so much lawyer time negotiating provisions that are almost never used.

Startup Blog: 7 Questions You May Get from Potential Investors

Taffy Williams

Examples may relate to Biotech, Pharma and Medical Device businesses, but the ideas apply to most technology fields. I plan to discuss options for hiring them when you have no cash in a future article. You never have to take the deal offered and can try to negotiate a better one.

Are Investors Being Unreasonable? - Startups and angels: Along the.

Tim Keane

  If the comment about "do enough things to us" is a reflection on potential investors who he thinks don't understand his business or can't help him, he should never do business with them. Ask any of us who've experienced significant down rounds based on some or all of these things, and one begins to understand the cautionary nature of deal structures.    This is fundamental to their business model.