Fundraise Fundamentals

Make sure you have all the information and have taken all the steps to be ready to take on investment.

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Written by Matt Johnson and Richard Blakesley

Building Investor Relationships Early and Often

The best time to connect with an investor is before you're raising. Build relationships and get advice when you aren't asking for money.
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Founder Checklist for Managing Your Fundraise

There's a lot to think about when raising. We created a checklist to help you stay on top of it, as well as get the most out of Navigator.
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Preparing Now for The Next Round

Make sure you pave the way for future funding rounds by not making mistakes in this one. The following is by no means an exhaustive list.
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Guide: Connecting to Investors

Now that you have your investor matches, what is the best way to connect? Cold emails are an option, but it is better to find a warm intro.
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Equity Crowdfunding Primer

Are you considering equity crowdfunding? This primer gives you the inside scoop on what to think about before you go down this path.
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Document Checklist for your Fundraise

There are lots of moving parts when trying to close a round. Make sure you know everything you'll need to pull together ahead of time.
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Equity Financing Sources: Which is Right for You?

High growth startups generally raise equity rather than debt. Familiarise yourself with the different types of equity investors.
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What Do Investors Look For in Startups?

The criteria investors generally use when evaluating a startup proposition and deciding to invest.
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Startup Valuation: A Brief Introduction

Valuing a startup with precision is impossible. Smart investors will want to reach a fair valuation so you stay motivated and aligned.
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