Understanding startup investment
Learn the ropes on startup investment: definitions in plain English.
Middle East a place where western investors can use to invest in technology startups as they have settled the foundations necessary for the development of new business proposals. Undoubtedly, one of the key factors has been the landing of business angels in the region, which gives greater credibility to projects and increase their chances of success. Meet the new Middle East!
Future unicorns: the ten startups with most chances of becoming part of the select 1000 million club
Experts and analysts speculate to determine which startups will reach the desired limit of 1000 Million Dollars during this year. Names as Cyanogen, 3d Robotics and the Spanish app Wallapop are among the favourites.
If you're an investor interested in startups, check this post on how to talk like a startup investor and do well in your network.
Syndicate funding and equity crowdfunding: two interesting, but different, beasts. We explain the main differences between both investing models.
There are many terms associated to the Venture Capital industry that might not be known to other investors and entrepreneurs, and in this article we’ll try to explain the main ones.
Following our explanation of how syndicate funding works, we want to respond to the key questions startup CEOs might face when they consider syndicate funding as a financing option.
Every investor has an investment strategy. A set of aspects and variables they closely follow to decide in which companies to invest and how to protect themselves in the case of an exit. In this post we take a look at some of those.
Last week was an important week for Startupxplore: we opened registration for 'backers' on our platform, as we get ready to launch the first angel syndicate in Spain soon. Many of you may already know by now how syndicate funding works, but given the fact that it's a new (and growing) investment trend, we figured this would be the right time to explain with more depth what a syndicate is, how it works and why it can be interesting for both ...
Not all startup funding ways are equal. If you are considering raising capital and don't know which way to go, we explain what angel syndicate funding, crowdfunding and bootstrapping are all about.
How can startups sell their companies and investors get a return on their investment? What are the options available to investors and entrepreneurs? When is the right time to sell? We try to respond to all of those questions.