Raising Startup Funds from Founders, Friends & Family
Very early-stage startups face specific challenges with fundraising. Professional investors avoid infant-stage startups, or demand a king’s ransom for their investments.
Bootstrapping is best, but founders shouldn’t just write checks without written agreements. Raising money from friends and family is common, but often results in tax problems, rescission risks, and relationship strife.
Learn the right way to raise initial funds from this FREE training, including:
- Basic startup fundraising, including SAFEs and convertible notes
- How to avoid “disappearing” founder investments
- Pitfalls and best practices when raising funds from friends and family
- How a funding strategy increases founder payouts