Financial Poise
Share this...

Raising Capital

venture capital fund

How to Get Venture Capital Funding

Raising a venture capital fund for your business relies on the right fundraising model. Learn how to plan, identify and execute your VC route to success.


venture capital investment

Understanding Venture Capital Investment and Returns

Venture capital, though it can be risky, can generate outstanding returns. Follow our expert VC advice to discover how venture capital works and when to seek it.


Financial Poise Radio

Episode 89 – Albert Periu – co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle

Episode 89 brings us Albert Periu, co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle, which provides secured loans to small businesses that Banks do not typically serve, while offering speed and transparency fostered by digital technology. The show looks at the borrower and the investor (in effect, the lender) perspective.


Hollywood Produces an Early Equity Crowdfunding Hit

Thanks to Title III of the JOBS Act, for the first time in history, creators can let fans in and literally own a piece of the successful projects. True equity crowdfunding for all investors, regardless of income or net worth, was authorized by Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012.


Assessing the Title III Crowdfunding Market – Ten Weeks Later

Observations about the Title III (Regulation CF) crowdfunding market, ten weeks into the launch of this new asset class.


Assessing the Title III Crowdfunding Market – Ten Weeks Later

Observations about the Title III (Regulation CF) crowdfunding market, 10 weeks into the launch of this new asset class:


Has the Startup Scene Jumped the Shark?

You should like your entrepreneurs to be a bit more seasoned, at least in their chosen space. The statistics don’t lie: most startups fail. Indeed, most VC-backed businesses also fail. Today’s startup scene has jumped the shark.


How a Buyer Finances a Business Purchase

If you want to buy (or sell) a business, you need to know what the business is worth. Once that is calculated, you need to find out how much the owner (or prospective buyer) thinks it is worth. If you can get those two numbers to line up — itself a discovery process, and an uncertain one at that — you’re going to need a way to finance the actual transaction…


The Basics of Convertible Debt

Many of the companies that sell securities via Title III crowdfunding portals, at least in the first year or two, will be early-stage startups with little or no history of profit or even positive cash flow.
“In many cases, issuers can avoid thorny disagreements over valuation by offering hybrid securities known as convertible notes to crowdfunding investors”…


Title III of the JOBS Act

Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 allows all investors, regardless of income or net worth, to invest in startups and growing private companies via funding portals that are registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Share
Hide