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Entries by Fred Wilson from 07/2011

Startup Funds: How Much To Raise

| Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

I spent some time yesterday talking to an entrepreneur about this topic and I thought I'd share what I told him with everyone.

Startup Financing 101: What Is Convertible Debt?

| Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

Startups typically think about raising capital via convertible debt early on in the life of a startup. They want to move fast, keep transaction costs low, and it is often easier to get the round done with a convertible note than a seed or series A round.

Startup Financing 101: How To Sell Preferred Stock

| Posted 07.18.2011 | Business

So if you are an entrepreneur, it makes sense to understand preferred stock and what it means for you and your company.

At Startups, Transitions Are Inevitable

| Posted 07.21.2011 | Business

Being a founder of a highly successful company is thrilling but also a somewhat harrowing role. As the company scales, things change. Nothing happens as fast as it did when you first built the product.

Startup Financing 101: What Is Venture Debt?

| Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

There is a large, growing, and vibrant market for something called Venture Debt. It is indeed debt, largely provided by a number of banks and finance companies who specialize in this market.