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Convertible Notes - Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE)

Be Careful with Convertible Notes: Your SAFE May Hurt You

If you are a startup founder or CEO considering using a convertible note, a SAFE or another type of convertible instrument, there is a little-known aspect of such instruments that can cost you a lot in dilution: the number of shares included in the denominator.

Exploring Venture Debt: Benefits, Risks, and Tradeoffs

Venture debt is a debt funding mechanism available only to venture-backed, early- and growth-stage companies. Here we explore venture debt pros and cons.

Top 5 Things to Consider Before Getting Convertible Debt

The intricacies of convertible debt can seem overwhelming to first-timers, but understanding the fundamentals of convertible debt structure is essential to making the right choice for your company. Here are the top five things to keep in mind when you're considering convertible debt.

Why Is Convertible Debt so Popular for Early-Stage Startups?

Many new entrepreneurs wonder why convertible debt has become so popular for early-stage companies when there are other viable options out there.

A Hidden Pitfall of Convertible Debt: Full Ratchet Anti-Dilution Rights

Here we’ll look at another hidden pitfall of convertible debt—the fact you’re giving investors full ratchet anti-dilution rights, which burns founders in a down round.

Multiple Liquidation Preferences: The Hidden Trap of Convertible Debt

Everything today's entrepreneur needs to know about convertible debt and the hidden multiple liquidation preference.

5 Debt Funding Options for Your SaaS Company

Looking to grow your startup but unsure of the best way to secure funding? Here are 5 great debt funding alternatives to VC.

What You Need to Know About Convertible Equity

Convertible debt and convertible equity - explained in plain English. What they are and when to use them.