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Entries for Fundraising

The why and how of metrics!

Posted in Ecosystem, Insights, Fundraising on Jun 02, 2017

Every business runs on metrics. Yesterday, we, together with impulse.brussels, kicked out the 7th investor readiness workshop that addressed the challenges and essentials of metrics and unit economics. Check out the 5 bits of advice from the workshop.

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What startups need to know about convertible notes and equity

Posted in Fundraising on May 08, 2017

Once again, we were adding science to the art of fundraising... The new topics we brought up last week included the guiding principles of choosing the right investor, equity and convertible notes.

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Startup Valuation in a nutshell

Posted in Fundraising on Feb 17, 2017

It should come as no surprise that valuing a startup takes careful planning. Yesterday, we, together with impulse.brussels, kicked off the second investor readiness workshop that focused on startup valuation and valuation on dilution.

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Are you ready for fundraising? 5 picks for raising funds you should learn right now

Posted in Fundraising on Feb 09, 2017

It’s a bit more than 2 weeks ago, when we kicked off our first “fundraising basics” workshop in Brussels. In case you missed it, here's how it went. Enjoy!

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No!

Posted in Insights, Fundraising on Jan 18, 2017

“Never let a ‘no’ discourage you”, insists Frank Maene, managing partner of the Belgian investment fund Volta Ventures. “The world belongs to those who persevere.”

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Jurgen Ingels: “Fundraising is like a mating process”

Posted in Insights, Fundraising on Jan 11, 2017

The fundraising process is very similar to the mating behavior of animals, stresses B-Hive founder Jurgen Ingels, who’s writing a book about the topic. In his first column for Startups.be, Ingels elaborates on the rules to be followed and the steps to be taken. “Fundraising is an art that can be lea...

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Capturing shareholder agreement & tax shelter

Posted in Insights, Policy, Experts, Fundraising on May 23, 2017

When a shareholder agreement is written well, people on both sides of the table benefit! That's why, at our investor readiness track last week, we together with expert lawyers from Beyond Law Firm focused on different aspects of the shareholder agreement and the tax shelter.

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Estimate your Startup Valuation

Posted in Fundraising on Mar 21, 2017

Perhaps one of the most important factors to consider when meeting investors is the startup valuation. We underscore two logical and rational approaches to enhance a clear understanding of the valuation process and to ensure you get the best-in-class result.

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We’re rolling out investor readiness workshops for Walloon startups!

Posted in Fundraising on Feb 10, 2017

You want to become agile and start raising money? Then don’t miss the fundraising workshops we’re organizing together with Digital Wallonia and Creative Wallonia Engine throughout the Walloon region in the next few months!

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Belgian investors now enjoy tax benefits from crowdfunding investments

Posted in Startup News, Insights, Policy, Funding, Growing, Fundraising on Feb 02, 2017

Belgians who invest in young companies through crowdfunding enjoy tax benefits as from this week.

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