Funding For Startups

Friday, 11th March 2021 @Time: 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM

A startup might require funding for one, a few, or all of the following purposes. It is important that you, as an entrepreneur, are clear about why you are raising funds. You should have a detailed financial and business plan before you approach investors.

Common funding sources utilized by startups in this stage are Bootstrapping/Self-financing: Bootstrapping a startup means growing your business with little or no venture capital or outside investment. Friends and Family: This is also a commonly utilized channel of funding by entrepreneurs still in the early stages.

Funding is an extremely significant aspect in line with meeting the vision of a business. Funding and fundraising, both are fundamental modern business scenarios that support the growth of a startup. The first round of funding, popularly known as seed funding forms the basis of fundraising. It is followed by series A, B and C rounds of funding. While seed funding typically refers to the basic, initial round of funding, series A, B, and C differ in the business maturity and the type of investors involved. The series funding helps in the evolvement of a startup to a full-fledged organization by helping it with calculated funds at crucial steps.

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Funding For Startups

Introduction to NSRCEL

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Funding For Startups

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Adith Podhar

Founder of Gemba Capital

An Entrepreneur by heart and an investor by profession. My experience as


Suresh Bhagavatula

Venkatesh Panchapagesan

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Kesava Reddy

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