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Giulia Girardi

average growth rate for startups

Average Growth Rate For Startups

Building a startup into a sustainable business requires multiple years of commitment. But how do founders see this roadmap? When do we expect the company to be generating revenues? How steep should the proverbial hockey stick be? Creating and presenting revenue forecasts to investors is always tricky. Too high and they will not be believed,…

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Investors in The Netherlands

This table includes a list of investors and crowdfunding platforms active in The Netherlands, with details about their preferred stages of investments, focus area and location. Data Usage If you are an investor and you are not on this list, or if you have any changes to suggest on the information here provided, please do…

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Burn rate: what it is and how it influences fundraising

  Why does your accounting show different figures from your actual cash flow? How long can your startup survive on the cash at hand? How much capital should you raise? In this article, we’ll answer all these questions. But first, some definitions: Burn Rate: Term used by venture/angel funded companies to refer to their monthly…

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Dilution 101: Calculation And Examples

  What is dilution? Dilution is the reduction in the ownership percentage in a certain company as an effect of the issuance of shares. There is a number of calculations to make before getting your final percentage of dilution. Let’s work them out with an example. Let’s say you are the only owner of a…

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How To Reach Out To Investors [Video]

Do you prefer podcasts? Listen to the audio here In our post about the right timing for fundraising we mentioned that, during “jogging”, founders should build up a list so that they can efficiently reach out to investors during the fundraising “sprint”. The question now is: How to build up this list? How to identify right potential…

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Planning and Timing Fundraising

Planning and Timing Fundraising

Fundraising is an activity that requires considerable time and effort and, as founders, we often wonder when is the right time to commit to it. Without proper planning and timing, fundraising can even become detrimental as it diverts a significant amount of attention from the business. Truth is, startups are always fundraising. However, in different…

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