Archive for the 'Venture-Capital' Category

Growth Equity vs Venture Capital Whats the Difference?

By Kenneth Marks Private equity is used to broadly group funds and investment companies that provide capital on a negotiated basis generally to private businesses and primarily in the form of equity (i.e. stock). This category of firms is a superset that includes venture capital, buyout-also called leveraged buyout (LBO)-mezzanine, and growth equity or expansion […]

Can You Find Venture Capital in 2010?

By Thomas Ajava For most business niches, 2010 couldn’t come fast enough. 2007 was not great. 2008 was really scary. 2009 was less scary and more a brutal grind despite what technically appears to be economic recovery. So, what does 2010 portend when we look at the field of venture capital? Let’s take a look. […]

How to Calculate Pre Money and Post Money Valuations in a Venture Capital Financing Term Sheet?

By Andy Lau What are pre-money valuation and post-money valuation? The pre-money valuation of a company refers to the valuation of the company before an investor injects capital into the company. The post-money valuation of a company refers to the valuation of the company after an investor has injected capital into the company. Therefore, the […]

What is Round Trip Investment? A Review of Chinas Regulations of SAFEs Ciruclar 75, 106, MandA Rules

By Andy Lau What is round trip investment? A round trip investment refers to an investment made by a Chinese resident in a Chinese domestic company through an offshore special purpose vehicle (SPV). For example, where a Chinese resident sets up an offshore holding company (e.g., a Hong Kong SPV or a Cayman Islands SPV) […]

Start a Home Based Company With Small Business Grants

By Sarah Beckham In this day and age as we witness the rapid advancing of technology in unison with the increasing unemployment rate, many American citizens are turning to small business grants sponsored by the US government as a means of establishing home based online businesses. This practice is becoming more and more popular each […]

Free Non Profit Grants and Applications

By David Vanbergen You have seen the commercials and advertisements for free non profit grants, but can you really get non profit grants or is it just a big scam? Well, the answer is both. Stay with me for a minute and I will try to save you some time and give you some good […]

Important Information About US Government Grants Available

By Kristi Ambrose In terms of grants, exactly who is entitled to apply for a U.S Government Grant and who isn’t? What are some of the stipulations and guidelines that I should be looking for? You might be applying for, and looking to receive a U.S Government Grant for many different reasons. In fact there […]

Venture Capital Funding Making the Emotional Decision

By Stephan Teak To start a business, you need an idea. More aptly put, you need a vision that you are passionate about. Without passion, most businesses fail because the owners are not motivated to get through the hard times. This same passion can become problematic if you seek out venture capital funding. If you […]

Government Grants List

By Brian I Park Grant money is the amount of money that is requested to be paid to certain individual or business house or non-profit organization. Funds are many a time required to complete the intended task which may have been left uncompleted due to shortage of funds. In such cases grant money is better […]

Working Capital Loans

By Girish Kapoor The very name working capital loans, says it all. They are loans that provide one with the working capital to keep their business going till it is able to stand on its feet. This means that till you can cover all the operating expenses out of the revenue from your business you […]