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Equity Dilution in Startups

When you’re fundraising, it can be easy to get swept up in the moment—you’re excited about money coming in, and you don’t immediately have to give up anything concrete in return. But your fundraising decisions come with long-term implications that are critical to think through. One of the most important..

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What is SAFE Financing?

SAFE financings (it’s an acronym for “Simple Agreement for Future Equity”) were pioneered by the startup accelerator Y Combinator as a replacement for convertible notes. The idea was to create a simpler, more flexible alternative to convertible notes. Like a convertible note, a SAFE allows an investor to manage upside..

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