For a start-up in its growth stage, the next most important requirement is undoubtedly a backing by reliable Startup investors and an ample amount of funding to scale up. This investment can be provided by individuals, entrepreneurs or organizations with the motive of profits.
Startup Investors provide funds to those start-ups which are socially and economically viable, have the capacity to scale up and are backed by a good team. These perspectives may vary from investor to investor. Continue reading “Top Startup Investors in India”
Setting up your startup involves a lot of work and effort. Many things need attention, including developing a proof of concept, finding product/market fit, and hiring the first set of employees. With these many things to be handled, slips are bound to happen.
One of the most common areas where most startups make a wrong choice is establishing a solid legal foundation. For startups, particularly in the sectors like e-commerce, payments, food or health care, it becomes all the more important to focus on the legal aspect. You don’t want to make the same mistakes as someone else, rather learn from it, isn’t it? Continue reading “10 legal mistakes made by startups”
Early funding option for startups can usually be limited. Though there are ways like bootstrapping, crowdfunding or receiving help from family members and friends, startups need angel investors or VCs to scale up fast. Investors want to become the primary backers of the next game-changing venture. There are many things that investors look for in a prospective investee. The merits of an idea, market need and size, vision for execution of these ideas, are just some of these. These aspects should definitely be in your pitch deck! Continue reading “What Investors look for in a Startup?”
With the startup community growing stronger than ever, there has been a rise in the number of angel investors, venture capital investors, and private equity firms who are willing to invest in such startups. Among the various factors evaluated in the due diligence report, adherence to legal compliance is one of the essential points to be taken care of. Continue reading “Due Diligence for Startups”
One of the most important steps in setting up a company is choosing an appropriate name for it. The naming should be in accordance with the Companies Act, 2013 or Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008. There are certain naming guidelines for choosing an acceptable name for a Company or LLP.
There are three parts to a name for a company. These are the Name part, the Object part, and the Constitution part. For example, if the name is XYZ Solution Private Limited, then “XYZ” forms the Name, “Solution” is the Object and “Private Limited” will be the Constitution part. Let us look at each of the parts individually. Continue reading “Acceptable Names for a Private Limited Company”