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Darren Wall

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A Guide to Successful Nonprofit Fundraising

Fundraising is the practice of soliciting donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations for a philanthropic cause. In fact, US citizens gave more than $499 billion in charity in 2022, which shows that people are always willing to help out. Without smart fundraising, charity organizations would have little to no incoming revenue to support their mission-related activities and day-to-day operations. That is why nonprofit fundraising is critical to organizational success. 

Topics: Startup finance financial planning non-profit

Exploring the Decision to Sell Private Company Stock: Motivations and Market Dynamics

The world of private company stock is both complex and intriguing. For many individuals who find themselves in possession of such stock, deciding whether to hold or sell can be a significant decision. This article aims to shed light on why someone might choose to sell private company stock, how they likely acquired it, and the nature of the private company stock market.

Topics: New Investors investments company stock market dynamics

How to Get Investors for a Small Business?

Are you looking for the precise steps to receive financing for your small business startup or small business development? There are small businesses that grow naturally with only a small initial investment and are self-sustaining after just a few months.

Topics: New Investors Crowdfunding Startup finance venture capital

Evaluating the Prudence of Funding Your Business with an SBA Loan

Securing financing is a critical step in starting or growing a business, and Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are often a go-to option for many entrepreneurs.

Topics: Startup finance venture capital

Choosing the Right Funding Path: MCA or Short-Term Loan?

When you need to improve your business but don't have the funds to do so, the best option is to find alternative financing. The problem is that there are many options out there, and it can be difficult to decide which one is right for your needs. In this article, we will compare merchant cash advances (MCAs) and short-term loans.

Topics: Startup finance venture capital

Elevаting Returns with Resрonsibility: Privаte Equity Finаnсe аnԁ ESG

Topics: venture capital

Pitching Beyond the Numbers: Crafting a Compelling Narrative for Investors

 

Topics: New Investors startups Startup finance

Kudu Investment Management Invests in Apera Asset Management LLP

Today, Apera Asset Management LLP (Apera) and Kudu Investment Management, LLC (Kudu) announced that Kudu has made a minority investment in Apera through an Apera affiliate. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Median Series A Round in U.S. Snaps Back in Q2, 2023

 

VC Today: Gaming Rebound, Sapphire Bets Big & Andreessen on AI

From Konvoy Ventures' report on the gaming industry to Sapphire Ventures' commitment to invest over $1 billion in AI-related enterprise startups, there is a lot to unpack in the world of VC.

Topics: venture capital