Understanding Series A Funding and Other Strategies
Startups are one of the most sought-after companies today when it comes to lenders. They want to provide the next great company with the funds they need, but their goals are focused on growing their loan portfolio rather than helping to achieve your mission. Yet, there are various forms of financing available and several different strategies available to help you, as the business owner, to find funding. Where should you start? For most companies that have generated solid momentum on their revenue and growth plans, this begins with Series A funding.
What is it?
Series A funding is a term that describes the first round of significant venture capital fundraising that your company does.
Series A funding is a term that describes the first round of significant venture capital fundraising that your company does. It is one of the stages in raising capital for a company (followed by additional rounds labeled B, C, and so on). This type of financing involves providing an equity interest in the company. That means, in exchange for the funds, you provide a percentage of the equity to the investor. As a result of this, your business now has a new partial owner on hand.