Capital Raisings

Fringe moments

  Loved this article from StartupSmart Six degrees of investor separation That fringe moment at the end of each meeting. Maybe as you open the car door to go. “Look I’ll get back to you” they say…. but “You should really meet X”. Recognising that signal is worth gold! OK so maybe they feel guilty [...]

Dharmesh Shah, Chief Technology Officer & Founder of HubSpot wrote a blog post where he reflected his experience to produce 9 Quick Tips Learned While Raising $33 Million In Venture Capital. I thought I would take a slightly different approach and rewrite these relative to my experience at the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board. At [...]

Was “Australia Day” here yesterday and I got thinking about how so many ventures are dependant upon funding from friends, family and fans to get to the next level. Many people say friends, family and fools. Which got me thinking. How can someone with a business opportunity needing early stage funding from private equity or [...]

I’ve just added a new post to my Capital Underdogs blog. At ASSOB where I spend my working day I sit on both the Admissions Committee and the Listing Committee. Applications received for Capital Raising often need improvements and over the years I have broken the areas that need improvement in to  16 different areas. [...]

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