The focus of this section is on selling a company or raising capital.
You are considering investing in a private company or you’re already a private company investor. The investor must think about their own personal situation and future before thinking about the business. e.g. When might they need to exit? What happens if the investor suddenly dies or is incapacitated? How much time and effort for how … Continue reading How do you invest in a private company?
Overview Can you provide a Round A investor with a10 times return on their investment when they exit in 5 years time? Do you have a talented and committed team of superstars? Can you deliver the 30 second pitch, at a moments notice, to a VC (Venture Capitalist)? Can you deliver the 3 minutes pitch … Continue reading Why should a Venture Capitalist invest in you?
Overview There are two ways for a private company to sell securities in Ontario: with or without a prospectus. A prospectus is always required unless the company meets specific exemption conditions. With these exemptions, the company has multiple potential sources of capital. With a prospectus, the company can raise capital from any investor, either through … Continue reading How can a private company sell securities in Ontario?
Overview The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of how a startup can raise capital from investors. You must prepare a custom plan for your unique situation. There are four major sections: I Are you ready for your Round X investor ask? II Raising capital is an ongoing process with investors, until … Continue reading How does a startup raise capital from investors? (V2)
How do you read this article? This article is based on research of Angels investors. The research comes from three sources, listed in the Further Reading section. The research was done at different points in time by different groups. Thus, the findings should be viewed as illustrative. All of the research is U.S.-based, with no … Continue reading How profitable is Angel investing?