The Point: "Do you really need venture capital?" is a question that we're typically asked at Tip of the Spear Ventures, regardless of the organization is lead by entrepreneurs in a startup pursuit or an existing entity. The short answer is "No!" The long answer, well that's a "No" too... In this … [Read more...] about Do You Really Need Venture Capital?
The Point: We’re often asked at Tip of the Spear Ventures, “What are the best ways to go about business funding – Should we consider subscription models?” The short answer is “Yes.” Subscription models are yet another way to accomplish business funding over a traditional capital … [Read more...] about Business Funding – Subscription Models
The Point: We’re often asked at Tip of the Spear Ventures, “What are the best ways to go about business funding - Is Bootstrapping an option?” The short answer is "Yes." Bootstrapping is just one way to accomplish business funding, but it also has the most heartache or ramen diet attached to it. So … [Read more...] about Business Funding – Bootstrapping
The Point: We're often asked at Tip of the Spear Ventures, "What are the best ways to go about business funding through raising capital?" While raising capital is just one way to accomplish business funding, it is often misperceived as being the only way. So in this article we'll explore business … [Read more...] about Business Funding – Raising Capital
I recently met with one of our holdings - a technology-software startup in Las Vegas, Nevada USA (Headquarters for Tip of the Spear Ventures) and we reviewed why raising capital might not be your best funding strategy. Let me be frank… While being an "entrepreneur" is fashionable these days, Las … [Read more...] about Why Raising Capital Might Not Be Your Best Funding Strategy – 6 Tips!
The Point: How to Finance Your Startup... It might appear as an entrepreneur that money grows on trees! Securing financing to help fund your entrepreneurial dreams should be an easy process, right? Wrong! While financing your startup appears to be a relatively straight-forward process, it might not … [Read more...] about How to Finance Your Startup
The Point: If you are asking the question, "Is your capital raise a boot drop?" then I have some bad news for you. We often think of business as waiting for the other shoe to drop. So, what happens when it's not just a shoe, but a boot that you're waiting to drop! When it comes to raising capital … [Read more...] about Is Your Capital Raise a Boot Drop?
The Point: If you are thinking about selling your business, then you'll need to identify just how much is your business worth! This article is intended to offer perspective to the small business owner looking to sell their company. Specifically, we'll attempt to shed some light on how businesses are … [Read more...] about Just How Much is Your Business Worth?