What does an Angel Investor Look for in a Startup’s Legal Structure?

Most startups use an LLC structure when they form the business. This is okay for starting a company but when it comes time to raise funding, it needs [...]


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How much Funding Should you Pursue?

Obviously, this question is the place to start, but you’d be surprised how many start ups don’t have an answer that is well researched. When I ask entrepreneurs [...]


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Why Peer to Peer lending is a winner across investment options?

The beginning In 2006, the world’s first peer-to-peer (p2p) lending platform, Zopa began operations in the UK. Since then peer to peer lending has spread rapidly across the globe. Soon after Zopa [...]


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The Next Stage of Angel Investing: Revenue-based Funding

Early stage angel funding involves a high level of risk but also holds the promise of substantial reward.  Investors in early stage companies help grow those companies and [...]


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What should go in your Executive Summary?

The executive summary of your business plan should contain the highlights of your plan. And where this may be obvious, consider this: most investors won’t read past this [...]


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6 biggest fintech trends in 2017

Financial technology is growing like never before with funding to fintech companies that set a record in the second quarter of 2017 increasing by 83% and reaching an [...]


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The Searchfund—Another Investment Innovation

Entrepreneurs typically come up with their own ideas and invest time in building a basic business at which point they seek funding to grow it.  There’s a method [...]


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How to Pitch an Investor through Email

Pitching investors in person and online is a skill one can learn.  Here are some key steps in reaching out to potential investors through email to pitch your [...]


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4 Reasons to Get a Peer to Peer Loan

Reason #1: Lowest interest rates in the country. Period. Like we mentioned earlier, since Lending Club and Prosper both operate through websites, they can offer their borrowers very low [...]


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Are You ready to get Married?

Investing in early stage companies is not unlike getting married — it follows the same steps.  In many cases the time some investors spend in a deal is [...]


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