I distinctly remember the look I received from our investment advisor assigned to my company’s 401k retirement plan. It was the annual plan review. I was eating a fantastic water buffalo burger at one of my favorite local restaurants in Gainesville, FL. He – let’s call him Mike – spent about 30 minutes talking through...
Author: Joshua Rollins
At the end of 2020 Chapel ran a successful campaign on Vicinity’s portal to fund a multi-tenant facility in the Poe Mill area. For context, Poe Mill is a historically overlooked neighborhood in downtown Greenville. At face value, it might appear this project didn’t check the box for a “location, location, location” real estate deal; however, a closer look reveals the opposite.
There comes a point in nearly every business’s life when getting funding is a necessity. At this fateful moment, there may also be a realization that a certifiably insane number of capital sources are out there. Most of these will not be a good fit, and each will have their set of strings, checklists and “arrangements” attached.
Four years old… this is the age you can expect recognition of shapes and colors, and a love for rhyming words. Also for some 4 year olds I know (mine), the word “stop” may lose all meaning. This is clearly the case with Reg CF in its fourth year, who is showing no intention of...
At risk of getting flagged by the FBI, I’m going to lay out the easiest path to break into a SAFE. This method is not illegal, but can still make you some money if things go well. I’m talking about Simple Agreements for Future Equity. This is a financial instrument that allows you to invest in early stage businesses planning for big growth.
Happy Thanksgiving! Food, fellowship, football. There are so many reasons to enjoy your Thanksgiving feast. But what about that window of time after you’ve taken your seat, plated your food, and Mom makes you turn off the TV? Sure, you can make the rounds of “what are you thankful for”, but what then?
As promised last week, we’re coming back to visit the success metric of profit margin. Profit margin is a very common ratio used to assess how much money an organization or an activity generates. Often displayed as a percentage, it represents how much of a company’s sales turn into profits.