What vehicle should startups use for seed stage fundraising?

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Why do you recommend Series Seed?

Why do you not recommend Series Seed?

Equity rounds result in an investor being issued stock in exchange for money at a given valuation. In a nutshell, the investors will agree to a sing...

When you set the price, both sides know what deal they got.

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Contrary to the trend of convertible notes with variable pricing, there is actually an advantage to a single price for the deal. From Fred Wilson'...

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Why do you recommend Convertible note?

Why do you not recommend Convertible note?

Convertible notes are a form of debt that converts into equity given a certain trigger, usually a second round of financing.

Continuous raising

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Convertible notes allow you to bank cheques as they come in, instead of waiting for the entire round to be closed. Organizing investors is akin to he...

Convertible Notes Also Can Have Multiple Liquidation Preferences

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The advantage of variable pricing comes at the cost of multiple liquidation preferences. Mark Suster points out the problems with convertible notes a...

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Why do you recommend Convertible Equity?

Why do you not recommend Convertible Equity?

Convertible equity is a form of early-stage bridge funding that allows a startup to sell to investors a form of equity security that in many ways res...

Helps Investors Gain Tax Benefits

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Convertible equity financings will help Angel investors reap tax benefits through capital gains discounts.

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