Ask these 4 questions to understand what kind of investor would be the best fit for your company’s future.
Women Scale-Ups, hosted by Next Chapter Raise, a community event for StartMeUpHK Festival 2022, was held on September 5th, 2022, to highlight solutions for local entrepreneurs and global businesswomen to scale up in Hong Kong and beyond.
The ‘be your own boss’ sentiment has always been a very attractive reason for people to think about owning their own businesses. From a distance, it seems as if startups and entrepreneurship are all about innovation and freedom. While that might be true on some […]
So you’ve got a great idea, a passionate team and traction in the market, you’re now looking to take your business to the next level and frankly you can’t wait any longer to raise capital. But before you ring the bell on that next investor’s […]
So you’ve started a business and are looking to raise money to take it to the next level. Here are the 4 things you need to nail to have a confident conversation with investors and earn their trust (and hopefully their investment). 1. Market Opportunity […]
So you want to be an entrepreneur but don’t know where you can get the seed capital from? Start from yourself. Before you look outside at others, learn to place a bet on yourself and give self-funding a real chance to give your concept wings. […]
When you’re starting to develop your business there are a range of funding options to consider. One of the most attractive, particularly at the idea or early stage is family and friends. We’ve all heard of the entrepreneur whose mother, father, brother, sister all put […]
Often during the course of running a business, fundraising can take a backseat and founders struggle to find the time to focus on fundraising strategy and activities. As a founder, while this may give the sense that you’re focusing on what really matters, it may […]
Investors meet with a lot of founders who are at different stages, with different business models and varied growth opportunities. However, what’s critical to all investors is the need for founders to have their business fundamentals in place before they meet. What are the business […]
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