The first step in finding the right funding solution for your business is understanding what’s available to you. That’s what this guide is here for. We’ll explain everything you need to know about small business funding including when to start looking for financing, the difference between equity and debt financing, and some of the top options from traditional small business loans to more creative funding solutions, like crowdsourcing.
There are multiple sources of funding available for startups. However, the source of funding should typically match the stage of operations of the startup. Please note that raising funds from external sources is a time-consuming process and can easily take over 6 months to convert.
This the stage where you, the entrepreneur, has an idea and are working on bringing it to life. At this stage, the amount of funds needed is usually small.
Validation/ Seed Stage
This is the stage where your startup has a prototype ready and you need to validate the potential demand for your startup’s product/service.
Early Traction / Series A Stage
This is the stage where your startup’s products or services have been launched in the market. Key performance indicators such as customer base, revenue etc.
Scaling/ Series B & Above Stage
At this stage, the startup is experiencing fast rate of market growth and increasing revenues.
Initial Public Offering / Exit
Initial Public Offer (IPO) refers to the event where a startup lists on stock market for the first time.
BUSINESS & REVENUE MODEL
FINANCIAL MODELING & VALUATION
CONNECTING WITH INVESTORS
INVESTMENT BANKING SUPPORT
PITCH DECK & ELEVATOR PITCH
PRE & POST FUNDING
& IPO ASSISTANCE
AGREEMENTS & TERM SHEETS
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Let's Take You Through The Process
1. We Assess Funding Readiness
2. We Help You Refine Your Business & Revenue Model
3. We Help Prepare Investment Deck & Elevator Pitch
4. We Connect With Right Investors & Stake Holders
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Your Funding Questions Answered Here
Why is Funding Required?
Prototype creation, product development, website/app development
Legal and consulting services for your startup
Raw materials and equipment
Licenses and certifications
Marketing and Sales
Office space and other admin expenses
What are various types of Funding?
- Equity Financing
What are various Stages of Startups Funding?
What are the various sources of procurement of Funding?
Bootstrapping/Self-financing: Bootstrapping a startup means growing your business with little or no venture capital or outside investment. It means relying on your own savings and revenue to operate and expand. This is the first recourse for most entrepreneurs as there is no pressure to pay back the funds or dilute control of your startup.