Tag Archive: Startup Investment

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    by Henry Ward

    Why Most Cap Tables Are Wrong

    Cap tables can be useful – they can help analyse founders’ and investors’ percentage of ownership, equity dilution and the value of equity in each round of investment. Yet most of them are wrong. Why?

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    by Angie Chang

    How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000 For My Startup

    There is no cookie cutter formula to fundraising but I believe the common denominator in fundraising is perseverance.

    By Aihui Ong (Founder & CEO, Love With Food)

    Love With Food graduated from 500 Startups accelerator program about a year ago and we raised $650,000 in June of 2012. It was 3 painful months of fundraising. If you think fundraising is a piece of cake just because we were a 500 alum, think again! When I first began fundraising, all I heard was discouragement.

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    by Angie Chang

    Behind The Scenes Of A Seed Round: Creating A Pipeline, Urgency And 100% (The Hustle)

    The only way to encourage investors to invest today is to create urgency — create a possibility that there may not be a chance to invest later.

    By Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder & CEO, LaunchBit)

    Every TechCrunch article makes raising a round look easy, but behind most rounds, it’s a real uphill battle. I struggled with deciding to write about our fundraising story, because I’m a fairly private person. But, since I know so many people trying to raise a seed round right now, I thought this might be able to help a little.

    500 Demo Day

    Last week, we announced our first birthday at LaunchBit, an ad network for email, as well as our seed round of funding at LaunchBit.