Angle Funding

SagemintSagemint Posts: 1subscriber
edited April 2007 in Growth Funding
We have been in business for 5 years and to this point have used bootstrap funding and really need funding to push our company forward. Our products are loved by consumers we just need to be able to expose our products to more consumers. We really need angle funding. How do we go about getting angle funding?

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  • robertjrobertj Tampa Bay, FloridaPosts: 0subscriber Member
    The very first step in developing a capital strategy is to determine how much capital you need. You don`t need an exact figure yet - but a range ($25,000/$50,000/ $200,000/one million)
    Angel investment is but one option -depending upon many factors.
    Robert Johnson
     
  • InactiveMemberInactiveMember Posts: 12subscriber
    Second part of capital strategy is developing a very good understanding of why you need the capital. I get the feeling you would like to spend some money on promotion. Sometimes a "need" for capital is actually a symptom of a different need or an entirely unrelated problem.
    Working capital increases your liquidity and debt. Or it dilutes your ownership. Liquidity is rarely the problem with respect to growth unless you are already growing and need cash to do so. If you`re not growing, then additional liquidity might not have the effect you expect. Liquidity cannot generate demand. Advertising cannot generate demand.
    Can you provide more background information?
  • robertjrobertj Tampa Bay, FloridaPosts: 0subscriber Member
    Actually - the SCOR (Small Corporate Offering Registration) is but one option for acquiring capital. It allows you to raise $1 million using a "simplified" registration process. Since the per share price must be at least $5 - it`s not often used by small early stage companies.
    Robert Johnson
  • SagemintSagemint Posts: 1subscriber
    Our products are very unique the only products like these throughout the world. They are an every day use product. They have changed the cooking and eating habits of alot of people. Because we are so unique the average consumer is not even aware we are out there and most buyers won`t touch us because they have to work to expose the products to the consumer. Buyers that have taken us on and stores that have promoted us could not keep the product on the shelves. We are in a growth stag with limited capital, the growth is slow, we can continue on this way and grow slowly or we could grow quickly with addtional capital. We know just what capital we need and where to spend it effectively. We can get loans but don`t care to have additional expenses and risk the company.
  • InactiveMemberInactiveMember Posts: 12subscriber
    "Our products are very unique the only products like these throughout the world." Even if this is true ... and it`s not ... this kind of thinking is dangerous for any business. Your category is very crowded if you consider direct competition and hypercrowded if you consider indirect competition from things like dried seasoning packets and even salad dressing. You might have a fairly exclusive product but it`s not original. Your product is very appealing however and you are definitely right to consider effective promotion. Who distributes your product right now? Here is an interesting discussion on distributors.
  • cmaslankacmaslanka Posts: 0subscriber
    Getting angel funding can be a simple task. I am from a company called Frihet Holdings LLC and we are an angel funding company. We work with businesses to mazimize their growth. Our financing solutions include large venture capital deals, mergers, leveraged buyouts, receivables financing, non- traditional business loans and more. In order to find you the best deal possible to get your financing handled we review your entire business and produce a complete business valuation that we can use to see your strengths, weaknesses and opportunities before defining the right tactics to get you the funding you need to grow. Go to our website at www.frihetholdings.com</A> and fill out an application and you will be directly contacted by one of our business analysts as soon as possible.
     
    Cheryl Maslanka
    Frihet Holdings LLC
  • EstellaEstella Posts: 0subscriber Member
    Frankly speaking I have never heard of Angle Funding before. Would be really good if you can provide some details here along with the website.
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