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How Entrepreneurs Can Choose Appropriate Sources of Capital

How to choose appropriate sources of capital

Guest post by Social Enterprise Associates, a consulting firm using the power of the marketplace for good. This registered B Corporation helps companies get ‘game ready’ to raise capital and position for success. The firm fosters ‘triple bottom line’ solutions to generate financial, social and environmental returns. Contact Drew Tulchin, drew@socialenterprise.net, 202-256-2692. Follow them at @SocialEntAssoc Note: the following […]

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Nine Key Terms To Know In A Term Sheet

Term sheet: A non-binding agreement setting forth the basic terms and conditions under which an investment will be made. A term sheet serves as a template to develop more detailed legal documents. Once the parties involved reach an agreement on the details laid out in the term sheet, a binding agreement or contract that conforms to […]

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5 Types of Startup Capital

  Photo Credit: Small Business Support Whether it’s to pay employee salaries or to fund product development, there’s no denying that entrepreneurs need capital to cover the costs associated with operating a startup. If you’re someone who’s thinking about launching a business for the first time, navigating the maze of funding options out there can […]

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Efactor Conference at Howard University

After a brief hiatus, the RoC Blog is back with another video from one of our recent events! This time, the team visited Howard University to speak to passionate young entrepreneurs about various funding options – namely crowdfunding – that facilitate the capital raising process. CEO Sang Lee explains the ins and outs of crowdfunding […]

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Why Crowdinvesting Gives Tomorrow’s Innovators a Meaningful Chance to Succeed

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 5: U.S. President Barack Obama signs the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 5 2012 in Washington, DC. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife) There has been both much buzz and confusion around crowdfunding. On April 5th 2012, President Obama signed […]

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General Solicitation – Changing the Face of Capital Sourcing

For those of us who were NOT initiated  into the secret world of finance and all its mystery, we will just take a moment to define general solicitation.  Here is the official definition of it: Any advertisement, article, notice or other communication published in any newspaper, magazine, or similar media or broadcast over television and […]

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Finance for Start-Ups 101 (Part 2)

The last posting, we left off pretty light at equity, debt and capitalization.  I think of these as the foundations of concepts that effectively shape the overall argument of return and finance as a whole.  To continue on that thread…..: Return on Equity This is a concept that often confuses new business owners or individuals […]

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Start-Ups : It only starts with raising money

Everyone seems to think that raising that elusive investment round is the conclusion, the end all be all, of a  long series of trials and tribulations.  However, every start-up should remember that this is only the beginning and the real journey begins when you take investors’ money. So are you ready to even raise money […]

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What will crowdfunding do for start-ups?

So probably many people have heard of this bizarre phrase called crowdfunding. A concept invented recently it reflects literally what is sounds like. Crowd = large group of people Funding = process of gathering funds Crowd + funding = gathering funds from a large group of people. This as a standalone concept has existed for […]

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