Tag: due diligence

Getting to a signed term sheet

[Let’s assume that our venture fund] just signed up a term sheet with a new company (Company X).  No need to disclose the company name or industry for purposes of this post.  Rather I want to briefly comment on the…

Questions about angel investing

Whether an entrepreneur is starting a social enterprise in Africa or a high tech venture, the first capital after friends and family is likely to come from angel investors.  For those entrepreneurs, we offer some basics as provided by our…

Social impact investor offers steps to begin

Philippe van den Bossche, an impact investor and advocate of sustainable agriculture, offers four steps to getting started in social impact investing. According to the February 18 article published by FOX Business titled “How to Start Social Impact Investing,” more people are expressing…

Term sheet fundamentals, part 1

The expectations and procedures regarding term sheets can be perplexing to the first time entrepreneur.  For the angel investor, it’s often a question of tagging along with a larger investor’s terms, which can be problematic as well.  We’ll discuss some…

Planning for due diligence

There does not appear to be a lot written about the due diligence process.  That may be because due diligence can vary considerably, depending on the nature of the enterprise and the strengths and weaknesses as perceived by the potential…