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Knowing Finacing Stages and Investor Expections

Financing Rounds and Investors Expectations  At this stage of your start-up, what level of fundraising need are you? Knowing what investors look for at every stage can save you great trouble with creating a compelling investment story. As you progress...

The Pecking Order Theory

In corporate finance, the pecking order theory (or pecking order model) postulates that the cost of financing increases with asymmetric information. Financing comes from three sources, internal funds, debt and new equity. Companies prioritize their sources of financing, first preferring...

Fundraising Campaign: De-Risk Your Project and Make It Bankable

Here are a few tips to consider for you to have a compelling capital raise story: a. Engage the right transaction experts upfront to guide and support you through the process, i.e. work with an experienced financial adviser. b. Conduct...

Project Risk Assessment

Thinking of Starting a Project or Expanding A Business?..........Have You Considered The Critical Risks that may Impact the Success of the Project Or Its Bankability? Here Are 9 Key Risks to be Considered…. 1. Market risk 2. Counterparty risk 3....

Types Of Investors For Startups

What different types of investors are there for funding your startup? There’s more than one type of investor to fundraise from. So, how are they different? Which may be a good match and when?1) Friends & Family The first type...

Why SMEs are Key to Growth

Accordin to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Those of us who have been in Africa over the past decade have witnessed a region become the world’s most exciting economic frontier, transforming nation states and offering hope to a new generation...

Getting Your Strategy Right

Many organizations now realize that innovation is no longer an option. In fact, some believe that innovation is essential for the continued existence of their organizations. It has become that critical—and thus alarming. Therefore, it must quickly become a core...

Credit Strategies for SMEs

The changing business environment forced seasoned SMEs owners to address difficulties and challenges in gaining access to credit for sustainability and growth. To overcome possible credit constraints, SME leaders embraced an entrepreneurial spirit in adapting to change. The participants of...