Posts Tagged
‘Startup Funding’

January 13, 2021

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding, Uncategorized

Every business needs cash, whether it’s an established corporation or an early startup that works out of a garage. But seed funding is particularly important for new businesses, and especially for startups just starting out. I often get the question, Which type of seed funding is right for me and where can I find it”. […]

November 13, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Pitching, Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

Getting people to invest in your startup often requires many documents and presentations. You’ll want a fantastic pitch deck, accompanied by a tremendous verbal pitch. You’ll want to include critical numbers and facts about your company, such as your current user base, projected growth, and financial information. Of course, you’ll want to highlight your team […]

November 11, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

The investment world is always shifting and evolving with the needs of its producers and investors. But one of the more recent and interesting changes I’ve seen in the market has been the rise of SPACs: special-purpose acquisition companies that can take the place of a traditional IPO roadshow and fundraising season. While IPOs remain […]

September 4, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: angel investor, networking, Startup Funding

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Categories: Networking

Networking during COVID is a critical skill for entrepreneurs and founders. For emerging entrepreneurs and start-ups, professional and active networking is an essential part of their business strategy. After all, a start-up’s chance for success is improved by the formal and informal business networks they build with other entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors. Forbes recently published […]

Elevator Pitch: The Top 10 Things You Need to Include for Angel Investors As an entrepreneur, you need to have an elevator pitch for your business. Rehearsing and memorizing this short 30-60 second spiel about your business will make investing significantly easier. There will be many opportunities as you’re networking to give a short pitch […]

July 15, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: angel investor, Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

Part II: Reasons Why Crowdfunding May Not Work for Your Startup So, in Part 1 we looked at the 2 main types of crowdfunding platforms, what I call basic crowdfunding platforms and then equity crowdfunding platforms. Basic platforms like Kickstarter are usually best for consumer products and manufacturing-based campaigns since you can offer a discount […]

Startup founders and other entrepreneurs frequently ask me what investors consider a company before they invest. While different investors might have a different approach, you can be sure that they have a process they follow to determine what’s a good fit for them. I’ve outlined in part 1 of my exploration some of the key […]

May 6, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

Entrepreneurs of aspiring startups often feel immense pressure to make their companies succeed. There are many reasons for this feeling. First, there’s usually money riding on the line, from friends, family, and investors. Second, entrepreneurs often have a passion and drive. They want to succeed, do well, and change the world. Finally, many people feel […]