CategoryFunding

How to create a convincing funding request for your startup?

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Thinking about starting your own business? To turn your vision of a profitable venture into reality, you’ll need funding. Entrepreneurs sometimes fund their businesses with personal assets and cash. However, most require outside funding for which they submit a “funding request.” What is a funding request? Essentially, a funding request is a written request for funding from a...

Best way to raise seed funding for a startup in India

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Over the last few years and especially during the pandemic, the country has witnessed a surge in the number of startup businesses that have made their presence known. From grocery delivery services to travel tickets, online marketplaces to books and tech gadgets, there has been a spurt in the number of people using e-commerce to fulfill their daily needs.  Because of the large number of...

At what stage entrepreneurs think of getting startup funding?

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When it comes to getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have many things on their minds. Often, the first question that comes to mind is how to get funding for a business startup and when one should approach the investors? Persuading investors and getting them to sign the cheque is difficult because the majority of them are sceptical and critical. Investors know that only ​​​​10% of...

Funding Alert

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BYJU’S FUNDING DRIVE LEADS TO MAJOR EXPANSION PLANS India’s largest education company, Byju’s has succeeded in raising $800 million in a mega funding round led by its founder Byju Raveendran. The money was raised at a valuation of approximately $22 billion. A brief on the founders: Byju Raveendran, aged 41 who owns about a third of the business, invested $400 million while the remaining amount...

Difference between early stage vs late stage vs seed

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As a business leader, you know a company’s life cycle passes through various stages right from the idea generation stage to generating funds through a series of seed rounds and finally making a successful exit through an IPO, acquisition, or liquidation. One key decision that business leaders face is whether to seek out seed funding at an early stage or wait until they reach a later stage...

Everything you need to know about how startup funding works

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Every startup business in India begins somewhere small and over time, investment and resources, some of them grow into something much bigger and more profitable. No matter how humble the business idea is, at some point in its journey of growth, it is going to need external investment either from angel investors, venture capitalists or acquaintances or friends. As a startup takes shape, there is...

Ultimate guide for creating financial projections for startups

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As a startup business owner, along with the basics of accounting, it is essential to understand the different financial forecasting models and how to implement the model that is right for your startup business to be successful. In order to grow and scale you will need capital. Financial projections for startups are extremely necessary in order to obtain funding for. They help convince investors...

What investors look for before funding a startup

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Startup business entrepreneurs and even seasoned business owners often experience anxiousness when it comes to raising outside capital for the first time. The process is not for everyone as it requires one to prepare financial projections carefully and realistically. Investors are smart, skeptical and diligent in reviewing the opportunities for investment that are presented to them and will need...

Comprehending taxation on seed funding for startups in India

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Funding startups has today evolved into an extremely serious business vertical. Going by a recent investment report three out of four startup founders strongly believed that the fundraising environment will grow even more robust and positive in 2022. Investors, with an eye on reaping dividends many times over the value of their investments, are ready to put down top dollar and ride the risk of...

14 startup funding terms to learn before approaching investors

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A startup is so much more than just a company in its early stages. It is a small operation that is aiming high; almost like innovation waiting for the opportune moment to go boom! If this bears resemblance to your business then you should learn some common startup funding terms to help you in the early funding stages. Startup funding terms Speaking of help, CoffeeMug.ai is the most suitable...

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