Regenerative Finance (ReFi)

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Our interest in web3 which started back in 2011 was also grounded in the idea that new forms of funding are necessary to finance innovation and creative work. And that is why Regenerative Finance (aka ReFI) is so interesting to me. I’ve always been interested in tapping into the “crowd” to fund things that need to happen and that our current institutions can’t figure out how to support.

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.

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Business Entity Types Affect Financing Options

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One of the most important things that your businesses entity type will impact is the financing options available to you. Business entity and financing. At some point in the business cycle, companies will eventually seek outside financing.

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Open Finance First, Open Data Second

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

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Personal finance startup Truebill raises $17M

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

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E-Commerce Financing: Funding Your Online Business

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Silvr wants to bring revenue-based financing to Europe

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