Category: Investor Insights

by Josh on December 16, 2020.

If you’ve been browsing our campaigns you might have come across a few structured as rev share agreements. It’s a term that gets thrown around with microinvesting, but how exactly does it work?

by Josh on December 9, 2020.

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.

by Malcolm on December 2, 2020.

Some of our most common feedback responses were deal-specific questions about the terms, structure & potential returns of an offering.

by Josh on November 24, 2020.

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?

by John on November 18, 2020.

Not to start out the insight on a down note, (or a bang?) but I want to emphasize the critical importance in business of this little thing we call the burn rate. So what is it and why does it matter?

by Malcolm on November 11, 2020.

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.

by Josh on November 4, 2020.

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.

by John on October 27, 2020.

Instead of worrying about your intellectual status, adopt the approach of asking a lot of questions. And while the only dumb question might be the one you don’t ask, asking the right questions about your investments can make things a little easier.

by Josh on October 21, 2020.

Here in the Upstate, tis the season for countless Eastern Gray Squirrels to busily bury, unbury, rebury and even lose track of diligently harvested acorns. While this peculiar behavior can stump even the most astute sciuriologist (trivia nugget #1), there’s a perfect (used loosely) connection to investor goals and outcomes. Nuturally, I expect you’ll want an explanation. Don’t worry; it’s not too tough a nut to crack.

by John on October 13, 2020.

There’s an old saying, “if you’re going to put all of your eggs in one basket…you better watch the basket”. Those are wise words that epitomize the lives of many entrepreneurs and small business people.