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Capital obtained through an equity round would not result in a taxable event to the entrepreneur. It would constitute equity on the company’s balance sheet. Likewise, investment capital obtained through a debt offering would not result in a taxable event to the entrepreneur. Debt, such a Convertible Note, would constitute a long term liability on the company’s balance sheet.
Greensboro ranks number 9 in the country as a top city for startups, and scores high as a result of its favorable business environment.
(source- wallethub, April 2015)
As the startup proceeds through the due diligence process related to a potential investment from an angel group, VC or Corporate VC, (CVC), the process will include discussions and reference checks
As an angel investor and leader of an angel group, I receive funding inquiries every day. Most come in the form of an executive summary, which typically provides one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor.
Delaware is a Corporate Oasis for Startup Entrepreneurs, Angels, Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors
Entrepreneurs have numerous options for obtaining funding to explore and validate their startup concept. Some of these concept funding options include:
While there is no formalized list of “Thou Shall Not” items for start-ups seeking funding similar to the Ten Commandments, if there were, Thou Shall Not encumber your balance sheet with debt, would certainly make the list.
The hallmark of a great organization is not one that follows the plan precisely, it is the one that, when everything goes to hell, still manages to accomplish the mission. One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.
Every scalable startup will require external funding. A great team with an amazing idea where there is a clear demand is still DOA without the finances to make it happen.