Understanding startup investment

Learn the ropes on startup investment: definitions in plain English.


Startup investing: key strategies to avoid making rookie mistakes

Posted on 04/12/2014
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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.

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The basics of startup syndicate funding

Posted on 18/11/2014
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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 ...

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Financing alternatives for startups: boostrapping, angel syndicate funding or crowdfunding

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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.

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How can startups ‘exit’ and investors make money?

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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.

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What are investors looking for in startups? 4 unmissable startup investors criteria

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Investors are always looking for new startups to invest in, but to find the right ones they use a set of variables. In this article we take a look at those variables and explain why not every single startup should receive external funding.

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Understanding differences in startup financing stages

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The financing options available to startups vary depending on the stage they are at. In this article we take a look at the different financing options available and when startups should approach business angels, Venture Capital firms or other sources of funding.

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Financing options for startups looking for funding in Europe

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The startup financing landscape in the old continent is quickly changing: Europe is becoming a true hub of global entrepreneurship and investing in startups is evolving rapidly... and we want Startuxplore to become the best place to both things.

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