Many interior designers have experienced the shocking disappointment of styling a living or workspace with a unique concept only to have their vision plagiarized when presenting a design proposal to a prospective client. In some cases, clients will even hire another firm to implement the proposed interior design for a lower cost without awarding the contract to the original designer.
For many years, Microsoft Outlook has been relied on by a wide range of businesses to distribute files, schedule meetings, and send emails. A company’s reputation and revenue depend on avoiding the loss of valuable assets and private client or customer information.
Today, more than 5 million companies use Google’s G Suite to conduct important business. Many of these businesses are in industries such as finance, education, media, healthcare and others that require secure email to remain legally compliant with data protection laws or to exchange sensitive information without risking the loss of valuable assets. A company’s reputation is one of the most powerful yet fragile assets that can be easily damaged by unintentionally revealing confidential data, especially clients’ or customers’ personal information.
As you consider raising venture capital for your growing startup, you're probably getting plenty of unsolicited advice. And most of it probably is coming from friends and family who have never been in your shoes — in other words, they've never run a company nor tried to raise millions of dollars to advance their dreams.
In this post, we will try to answer some of the biggest, recurring questions about startup funding. Plus, share stats, insights, and best practices to help you in raising funds for your startup.
The startup investment market is stronger than it's been in years. Yet as you may have already learned the hard way, startup fundraising is a relentless challenge in any market. Nonetheless, there are tried and true ways to prepare yourself.
If you're going to raise venture capital for your startup, it's important that you complete your investment due diligence on the topic. Understanding the important must-knows of Series A round will help you more effectively reach your financing goals and ensure that you're able to provide the information needed by your investors.
At this point, you’re already organizing your virtual data room for all the fundraising and due diligence documents. Before you dive into your investment goals, however, it's critical that you understand these key tips.
Find out how to choose a virtual data room that sets you up for a successful investment due diligence process.
If you're seeking Series A funding, you've already reached a major milestone. According to a recent study, far less than half of startups that successfully raise Seed/Angel funding ever reach the Series A stage.
Learn how to increase your chances of getting the right investor to open and respond to your email pitch today.
Wish you had the magic words to cold pitch an email to a VC and actually get a response?
As if balancing the daily operations of your startup or small business isn’t enough, now you have to come up with something witty and brilliant to win over a busy VC. No big deal, right?
But fret not.
You’ve already done the hard part.