6 Keys To Managing Funding From People Close To You

Startup Professionals Musings

That means writing down and signing the terms of the agreement, after making sure everyone understands them. Everyone wants to keep up and even have a say in your activities, and that can be a lot of conversations to manage.

The Good The Bad And The Ugly Of Funding From Friends

Startup Professionals Musings

That means writing down and signing the terms of the agreement, after making sure everyone understands them. Everyone wants to keep up and even have a say in your activities, and that can be a lot of conversations to manage. New money from professional investors sees no value in old money, so the equity of early investors is “crammed down” and often lost in the scale-up surge.

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How To Take Money From Friends And Still Be Friends

Startup Professionals Musings

That means writing down and signing the terms of the agreement, after making sure everyone understands them. Everyone wants to keep up and even have a say in your activities, and that can be a lot of conversations to manage. New money from professional investors sees lesser value in old money, so the equity of early investors is “crammed down” and often lost in the scale-up surge.

Founders Finding Funding From Friends May Be Fools

Startup Professionals Musings

That means writing down and signing the terms of the agreement, after making sure everyone understands them. Everyone wants to keep up and even have a say in your activities, and that can be a lot of conversations to manage. New money from professional investors sees lesser value in old money, so the equity of early investors is “crammed down” and often lost in the scale-up surge.

Don’t Hurt Friends and Family Investors Who Love You

Startup Professionals Musings

That means writing down and signing the terms of the agreement, after making sure everyone understands them. Everyone wants to keep up and even have a say in your activities, and that can be a lot of conversations to manage. New money from professional investors sees lesser value in old money, so the equity of early investors is “crammed down” and often lost in the scale-up surge.

Lean Startups aren't Cheap Startups

Steve Blank

In times when venture capital is hard to get, investors extract high costs for failure (down-rounds, cram downs , new management teams, shut down the company.) It seems like businesses who focus on finding their repeatable and scalable sales model first get to revenue more quickly and the funding conversation becomes much easier.

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