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Myriad, Clients and Associate news - Funding Strategies Connect April 2017

20 April 2017

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Myriad, Clients and Associate news - Funding Strategies Connect April 2017   Dear Readers, Welcome back for another edition of our monthly newsletter, ...

BPC Residential Funds - Fully Subscribed

13 April 2017

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  " WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE BOSS PRIVATE CAPITAL RESIDENTIAL FUND NUMBER 1 & 2 ARE BOTH NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED"    Paul Harragon, Managing Director, ...

BPC: Residential Funds - Fully Subscribed

13 April 2017

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  " WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE BOSS PRIVATE CAPITAL RESIDENTIAL FUND NUMBER 1 & 2 ARE BOTH NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED"   Paul Harragon, Managing ...

Future Asset Management International (FAMI)

11 April 2017

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  "Future Venture Capital Offer (FVCO) Our innovative Future Venture Capital Offer (FVCO) provides a compliant VCLP structure for a wide range ...

"Equity crowdfunding bill passed, but proprietary companies still excluded"

20 March 2017

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"Equity crowdfunding bill passed, but proprietary companies still excluded"   "Retail investors will from September be able to buy up to $10,000 ...

Funds, Introductions and Updates - Funding Strategies Connect March 2017

17 March 2017

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Funds, Introductions and Updates - Funding Strategies Connect March 2017 Dear Readers, It has been a busy first quarter so far with ...

Trac Group roll out of Tractile Solar Roofing gains momentum

16 March 2017

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  "Trac Group roll out of TractileTM Solar Roofing gains momentum   Trac Group's strategy to build a network of distributors continues to ...

QinetiQ Selects RobotEye Thermal System for Their CUAS Product Family

14 March 2017

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  "QinetiQ Selects RobotEye Thermal System for Their CUAS Product Family   As the use of drones proliferates, their level of sophistication increases ...

Smarter MySuper defaults

13 March 2017

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  Smarter MySuper defaults    "Are Super Funds being hypocritical? Telling their members who have made an investment choice and are engaged (circa 20%), ...

Queensland Business Development Fund – Co-Investor Application

10 March 2017

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   Queensland Business Development Fund – Co-Investor Application   "Tailored Superannuation Solutions Ltd (“TSS” or the “Company”) is pleased to confirm, following a ...

Nelson Resources appoints CPS Securities

08 March 2017

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  "Nelson Resources appoints CPS Securities   The Nelson Resources Limited (the Company, ASX: NES) Board is pleased to advise that Nelson Resources ...

Tailored Superannuation Solutions Ltd Exceeds Minimum Subscription

22 February 2017

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  Tailored Superannuation Solutions Ltd Exceeds Minimum Subscription "Tailored Superannuation Solutions Ltd (“TSS” or the “Company”) is pleased to confirm that the ...

Nelson Resources extends closing of its Replacement Prospectus

22 February 2017

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   "Nelson Resources extends closing of its Replacement Prospectus   The Nelson Resources Limited (the Company, ASX: NES) Board is pleased to advise ...

Crowdfunding and other news - Funding Strategies Connect February 2017

20 February 2017

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Crowdfunding and other news - Funding Strategies Connect February 2017 Dear Readers, "Crowd-sourced equity funding bill to pass Senate" It looks like Australia ...

Crowd-sourced equity funding bill to pass Senate

16 February 2017

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 Crowd-sourced equity funding bill to pass Senate   "Retail investors will soon be able to buy up to $10,000 of equity in ...

Trustee Tailored Super Progresses In-depth Discussions

15 February 2017

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  "Trustee Tailored Super Progresses In-depth Discussions" "While the company (Tailored Superannuation Solutions) is maintaining strict confidentiality around businesses they are in ...

Nelson Resources - Investor Presentation, Road Show and Extension of Offer

03 February 2017

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    Nelson Resources - Investor Presentation, Road Show and Extension of Offer   Nelson Resources (ASX: NES) has today released an updated investor ...

Happy new year of the Rooster - Funding Strategies Connect January 2017

20 January 2017

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 Happy new year of the Rooster - Funding Strategies Connect January 2017 Dear Readers, I would like to wish you a healthy, ...

Nelson Resources Lodges Replacement Prospectus

18 January 2017

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  "The Nelson Resources Limited Board is pleased to advise that Nelson Resources Limited has lodged its Replacement Prospectus to raise ...

Director Briefing with Douglas Bucknell from Tailored Superannuation Solutions

17 January 2017

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  Please read the full briefing via the link below. For more information about Tailored Superannuation Solutions Ltd, please click here.  

Mark's lessons on capital raising

27 April 18

 

Mark's lessons on capital raising:

  • Make sure material arrangements are supported by appropriate documentation;
  • Be flexible on how the investment might be made (equity, convertible note, joint venture, “farm in” …);
  • Have a well balanced team with relevant experience and skills related to the business;
  • Understand current business performance, profitability and customer acquisition costs;
  • Assumptions for forecasts should be well tested and be able to be supported;
  • Be realistic on valuations. Investors will only pay for “fair value”. The gap between the balance sheet and the valuation is “good will”.
  • Maintain good communications with your “followers” (potential investors) and stakeholders including your advisors. Fast growing businesses can change quickly.
  • Put capital raising plans in place early – don’t wait until you need the capital as it takes time to raise capital;
  • Answer prospective investor queries promptly and provide transparency around your operations. Investors are not only assessing the opportunity but the management’s ability to execute.
  • Make sure the company is solvent and the “burn rate” is sustainable;
  • Channels to market are critical;
  • Accounts should be up-to-date and accurate;
  • Don’t second guess who may or may not invest, contact as many potential investors as possible;
  • Balance sheets should be “clean”. Loans from related parties should converted to equity if possible.
  • Founders should not have loans to the Company and also take shares for “sweat equity” (no double dipping);
  • Take advice around the capital raising process;
  • Capital raising is a “team sport”, make sure all parties are engaged and active;
  • Corporate structures should allow investors to have direct access to the intellectual property;
  • Don’t over invest in the product, you also need to sell it;
  • Don’t be prescriptive on how the raise should be conducted – the strategy should meet the Company’s capital needs (ie. working capital or a capex milestone);
  • Don’t just back “one horse”. Curate investors or acquirers so multiple parties are pursuing the opportunity. Many deals do not complete.
  • Take the money.
  • Reputations of the parties are important.

Contact us to discuss your capital raising needs:

phone +61 7 160 2840 or email brisbane@fundingstrategies.com.au