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Fundraising Guide

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Posted by Mr.Smith on 2008-01-24

Tags: Preparation Resources

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The Funded has some excellent resources for a first-time fundraise. You need to dig a little, as not all of these posts have floated to the top. Members should agree with the good posts more so that they stick out! Also, you need to be a member to see the discussion, where a lot of the good pointers are.

Overview of Fundraising:

-- The Game of Innocence
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2374

Corporate Structure:

-- Avoid An Llc For Vc
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2343

-- Venture Legal: A Conflict Of Interest And A Complicated Mess
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2475

Raising the Capital:

-- Practice In The Second Tier
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/205

-- Reduce Time By Going Online
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2616

-- Pick The First Investors Really Wisely
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/209

-- Don't Confuse Raising Money With Running Your Business
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/1612

-- Keep Funding Prospects Informed Of Your Progress
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/255

-- References
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/881

Negotiating the Deal:

-- The Term Sheet Shuffle
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/799

-- How To Set Valuations
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2541

-- Need Advice: What Kind Of Valuation Can I Expect"
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/2219

-- Kill The Participating Preferred
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/1883

-- Avoid "Participating Preferred"
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/1729

-- Avoid Exclusivity
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/1879

-- Closing Costs
-- http://www.thefunded.com/funds/item/1813

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