Financing Document Forms

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Many founders want to do SAFE note financings for their early rounds to save time and money. My response to that is “let’s do a priced round, we can use a standard financing form we both like, we won’t use a lawyer on our side, and we can close in a week.” ” The key to being able to do that is the availability of standard financing forms.

TechCrunch+ roundup: Cell-cultured meat, alternative financing, avoiding tech debt

TechCrunch

Use alternative financing to fuel VC-level growth without diluting ownership. In an in-depth post, Fernandez explains alternative financing for startups, and how to tell which option is right for you. Use alternative financing to fuel VC-level growth without diluting ownership.

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Rapid Finance helps businesses achieve their goals

StartupNation

Business financing is often an essential component to any successful business. Whether it’s financing new ways to help reach your current business goals, or accessing extra working capital when you’re in a bind, Rapid Finance can help.

4 Ways Startups Can Empower Their Remote Finance Teams

StartupNation

Finance teams worldwide emerged as strategic leaders for startups with the onset of the pandemic by recognizing ways to efficiently manage remote teams, their finances, company operations and associated cost-cutting mechanisms. What challenges do remote finance teams face?

7 Creative Financing Options for New Businesses and Startups

StartupNation

But financing isn’t always easy — especially if you’re the proud founder of a brand new business. You still have plenty of creative financing options to fund your business. Creative financing options for new businesses. It takes money to make money.

Use alternative financing to fuel VC-level growth without diluting ownership

TechCrunch

Securing early-stage venture financing is usually the best way to accelerate and sustain growth, but with various funding options available, how do you figure out the best course of action? The evolution of alternative financing. Revenue financing. Miguel Fernandez. Contributor.

4 Finance Lessons for Rookie Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Finance is a common source of both challenges and opportunities for a growing company. Learn these foundational finance lessons now to set yourself up for success: Avoid the sunk cost fallacy. When in doubt, refer to a finance professional for guidance.

5 Financing Sources for New Businesses

StartupNation

Some banks and credit unions will finance startups, and some even offer SBA loans to new businesses, but generally when they do make those loans, they go to founders who already have extensive business experience, or experience in their specific field (such as a veterinarian opening a new practice).

Global Processing Services adds $100M to its coffers to grow its embedded finance and API payments platform

TechCrunch

Embedded finance continues to be the engine driving the growth of fintech, with one group of companies building core banking, payments and other financial technology, and a much bigger group tapping that technology through APIs to build customer-facing businesses.

Crypto API provider Conduit wants to be the Stripe of decentralized finance

TechCrunch

Financial institutions continue to search for ways to pile into the crypto market, and decentralized finance (DeFi) products are one mechanism that could help them capture share.

Arc wants to build the de facto finance solution for SaaS startups

TechCrunch

Coming out of stealth today with $150 million in debt financing and $11 million in seed funding, Arc is building what it describes as “a community of premium software companies” that gives SaaS startups a way to borrow, save and spend “all on a single tech platform.”

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Embedded finance startup Banxware raises €4M seed

TechCrunch

Embedded finance — the idea of offering financial products where customers are already congregating via white label solutions and APIs – isn’t an entirely new concept. Liberis, the embedded finance provider for SMEs, raises additional £70M in debt.

Southeast Asian open finance startup Brankas gets $20M Series B led by Insignia Ventures

TechCrunch

Since its Series A in 2019, Subramanian said Brankas has witnesses more regulator support for open finance, because they see it as an enabler to financial inclusion and greater customer choice. Other open finance API startups in Southeast Asia include Finantier and Finverse.

E-Commerce Financing: Funding Your Online Business

StartupNation

What is e-commerce financing? Taking out e-commerce financing, whether that’s a term loan or a line of credit , allows you to have the cash flow to purchase inventory, pay staff and cover other business expenses. What are the financing options for e-commerce? Equipment financing.

4 Tips for Writing a Standout Business Plan Financing Request

StartupNation

One of the most important elements of a business plan is a financing request, or the amount of funding your business is requesting of potential investors. Will you need additional financing in the next five years? Financing request, summarized.

Harry’s files paperwork for fresh $139.9M financing

TechCrunch

A year after the FTC blocked Harry’s from getting acquired by Edgewell Personal Care, the direct-to-consumer razor startup raised $155 million in Series E financing to give it a $1.7 million in a new financing event.

Nigeria’s OnePipe raises $3.5M to double down on its embedded finance offering

TechCrunch

million seed to double down on its embedded finance offering. The second focuses on embedded finance and banking as a service, where Treasury Prime , Marqeta ply their trade.

Award-Winning Finance Expert Shares 5 Financial Musts Before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

StartupNation

If you currently have a side hustle — or if you’re a freelancer — and are thinking about making the change to full-time entrepreneur, preparing your finances can help alleviate pressure. Plus, it can help you focus on building your business instead of constantly worrying about your finances.

Personal finance startup Truebill raises $17M

TechCrunch

Truebill , a startup offering a variety of tools to help users take control of their finances, announced today that it has raised $17 million in Series C funding. ” Truebill raises $15M to build a comprehensive platform for personal finance.

Fairplay closes $35M in equity, debt to provide revenue-based financing to entrepreneurs

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The #1 Reason Professional “Finance” and “Business” People Don’t Always Make the Best Founders

Entrepreneur's Handbook

From a finance person-turned-entrepreneur and startup consultant. startup startup-lessons business finance entrepreneurshipAnd yes, I’ve made this mistake too. Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

If You Are a Small Business Owner, P.R.A.Y. for Financing

Entrepreneurs' Organization

For many entrepreneurs and small business owners, securing financing is one of the biggest challenges. Certainly, financing is more difficult than it used to be, but early stage entrepreneurs also struggle to do the work needed to be in a position to obtain financing.

6 Ways to Keep Your Startup’s Finances Balanced Year-Round

StartupNation

During this process, you will want to ensure that your cybersecurity measures are up to date, properly organize all of your old customer orders and recycle any documents you no longer need, but what about your startup’s finances? Key takeaways on startup finances.

5 Tips for Getting Your New Business Finances Set up for Success

StartupNation

While it may sound obvious, your finances are one of the most critical elements of any business. In this article, you’ll learn five tips for getting your new business finances set up for success this year. You can accomplish this by tracking and planning your finances.

Element Finance raises $32 million for its DeFi fixed rate protocol

TechCrunch

Element Finance has raised a $32 million Series A round at a $320 million valuation. The company has been building a new DeFi (decentralized finance) protocol on top of the Ethereum blockchain. So far, 9,000 users have tried Element Finance. Image Credits: Element Finance.

Binance-backed Xend Finance launches DeFi platform for credit unions in Africa

TechCrunch

Nigerian startup Xend Finance uses decentralized finance (DeFi) to address currency devaluation. This gave birth to Xend Finance.” Not only is Xend Finance trying to protect credit unions from fluctuation, but it is also changing how they operate.

GCUC Mastermind: Finance

GCUC

The post GCUC Mastermind: Finance appeared first on GCUC Community. GCUC Mastermind is a virtual learning series focused on the accelerating nature of work and the humans driving it. You need new skills and. Financial Coworking Trends COVID-19 GCUC Mastermind

Financial concierge startup Zeni banks $34M to show SMBs their finances in real time

TechCrunch

Zeni’s AI-powered finance concierge platform offers bookkeeping, accounting, tax and CFO services, managing these for a flat monthly fee starting at $299 per month. Shinde expects to double or triple the finance team in the next year. “As

When should you go for equity financing?

Berkonomics

Let’s take a few minutes to examine the kind of equity financing available to small or early stage businesses. These firms will continue to finance the company without VC money required, and in return keep the capital structure simple for the life of the company.

Judging by the future, not the past, Stride takes steps to turn student finance upside down

TechCrunch

Student financing is a little different. ” The company today announced it closed a $12 million Series A financing, led by Firework Ventures (co-founded by Brigette Lau and Ashley Bittner).

Financing with grants, not equity or debt

Berkonomics

First, an example of grant-based financing . If you can finance your enterprise through grants rather than equity or debt, you retain control and when it is time to sell your interest in the business, a lower sales price will create a higher return on your personal investment.

Money Minx aims to build a ‘Personal Finance’ OS for the everyday investor

TechCrunch

Put simply, Money Minx aims to build a “Personal Finance OS” for every household. Alexa von Tobel outlines how founders should manage personal finances. Truebill raises $45 million for its personal finance app.

Founders: How well do you really understand seed-stage financing?

TechCrunch

Understanding the basics of venture financing can help founders raise on better terms. We’ll cover: How financing works: SAFEs versus equity rounds. How financing works: SAFEs versus equity rounds. Venture financing takes place in rounds. Yin Wu. Contributor.

Financing for students startup StudentFinance raises $5.3M seed from Giant and Armilar

TechCrunch

Fintech startup StudentFinance — which allows educational institutions to offer success-based financing for students — has raised a $5.3

ErudiFi raises $5 million Series A to give students in Southeast Asia more education financing options

TechCrunch

Based in Singapore, ErudiFi wants to help more students in Southeast Asia stay in school by giving them affordable financing options. Students also greatly benefit because our product is one of the few, if not the only, affordable financing option they have access to.”

Getaround tops up $25M debt financing to its $140M Series E

TechCrunch

Silicon Valley peer-to-peer car rental startup Getaround has secured a $25 million loan from Horizon Technology Finance Corporation. Dan Devorsetz , Horizon’s chief investment officer, told TechCrunch that venture debt has been a part of Getaround’s financing strategy for 2020. “It

Liberis, the embedded finance provider for SMEs, raises additional £70M in equity and debt

TechCrunch

based fintech that provides finance for small businesses as an alternative to a traditional bank loan or extended overdraft , has replenished its own coffers with £70 million in funding. to offer finance for small businesses paid back via customer card transactions. Liberis , the U.K.-based