Let’s think of securing your initial investment as being the world’s most gruelling hurdle race. (Pretty good job you’ve named your company Edwin Moses Ltd., isn’t it?) Each one of the stages of securing investment is a hurdle – and this is a race in which more than half the
How should you position your business for the successive rounds of funding – and what are investors actually looking for in their negotiations with you? Let’s take a look at some of the most common investment rounds for the start-up sector, summarise their function and explain the sorts of businesses that investors
There’s no such thing as a typical angel investor. Which is good news, because there’s no such thing as a typical tech startup, either. But some of the characteristics of tech startups make them particularly suited to angel investment as they struggle to prove their concept and reach their market.
First and foremost let’s cut the crap. Having gone through this process more times than I can remember, the online guides will walk you through the 8 key steps to set up your business. Usually a pretty soulless and unhelpful regurgitation of the registration process. Here they are… Choose a company name.
Last week was an awesome one at G33K. 18 months ago we set up the G33K incubator to work with founders that have a passion about their industry and company. Our goal was to help accelerate early stage growth by deploying our tried and tested approaches to sales, finance, operations and