Category Archives: Venture Capital

Making Your Best Shot With an Angel Investor

What is angel investing anyway? It’s simple – it’s when individual people with perhaps a million dollars to invest, will band together to chip in and help a private entrepreneur out; even when that person isn’t a member of anyone’s family. Continue reading

Requirements to get Company listed on Nasdaq

To be listed on the NASDAQ exchange and reporting system, the following requirements:

  • Shareholders Equity of at least USD $2 million.
  • At least 100,000 shares of public float.
  • A minimum of 300 shareholders.
  • Total assets of at least USD $4 million.
  • At least two market makers.
  • $3 minimum bid price of the company stock.

8 Mistakes To Avoid When Pitching An Angel Investor

The secret to getting your business startup pitch accepted by an angel investor comes down to understanding where others before you have failed. While their attempts may have been fruitless, it doesn’t mean they yours have to be. Continue reading

Is Your Angel Investor Really an Angel?

I am pondering over the age-old questions that most entrepreneurs just like myself do. Who is the perfect investor for my business? Is there really such thing? And if there is, how can I find one?

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Business Valuation by Rand Gambrell

The value of a business depends on what the purpose of the valuation exercise is aimed for. Is it for raising new investment via minority share sale, or majority stake sale, or for bankruptcy? State/country specific laws also plays a role in valuation. Investors may still attach a positive value to a company undergoing bankruptcy proceedings, like in the case of United Airlines. Under what standard of valuation are we doing this valuation: Fair market value vs Investment value?