Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Insights and Opinions: 5 "Don'ts" for Raising Startup Funds
What are some of the things you ought to avoid when raising money for your startup? David Ehrenberg or Early Growth Financial Services shares some in this article for our Insights and Opinions section this afternoon.
Of course there are a lot of things you need to do when you're trying to raise money for your startup. But there are also a lot of things you want to avoid. If you’ve landed a meeting with a potential investor, you don't want to blow it! Avoid the following 5 “don'ts” and you'll be on the right path to making a favorable impression:
1. Don't raise more money than you will need. You may be tempted to think more is better when it comes to raising capital, but actually this is not true. Of course you'll want to build in a little cushion, since nothing ever goes exactly according to plan in startup land, but (More...)
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