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Economic downturns can separate well-run startups from "hacks"
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Economic downturns can separate well-run startups from "hacks"

It seems like the jolly old summer party for Indian startups is about to end. And, the WINTER is COMING! Let's analyze the trend of layoffs and VCs advise to "prepare for the worst!".

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Mensa Brands - Not just a "unicorn", the quickest one
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Mensa Brands - Not just a "unicorn", the quickest one

Mensa Brands has become a unicorn in record time - just 6 months! MIND = BLOWN? Here's all that I understood about Mensa Brands, the industry it is in and what its future might look like.

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Certificate of Incorporation - Definition and what does it contain?
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Certificate of Incorporation - Definition and what does it contain?

A Certificate of Incorporation is a legal document that gives a business legal rights to exist as a corporation. Learn more about the definition and its components in the following article.

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Why Apple stocks usually fall on the day new products are launched
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Why Apple stocks usually fall on the day new products are launched

Since its first launch in 2007, Apple stocks have fallen 75% of the time on its iPhone (new version) launch day. So what seems like a positive occassion, why does Apple's stock behave this way? Well, let's find out!

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What is an Option Pool? How are employee option pools structured?
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

What is an Option Pool? How are employee option pools structured?

An option pool is a reserve of unissued stock options that a company allocates to new hires and existing employees. Read on to find out more about option pool.

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What is a Corporate Minute Book? What does a Minute Book contain?
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

What is a Corporate Minute Book? What does a Minute Book contain?

The minute book contains all the important records of a corporation. Learn more about Corporate Minute Books, and what constitutes a corporate minute book in this article.

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Capitalization Table - Definition,Types, Creating and Maintaining Cap Table
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Capitalization Table - Definition,Types, Creating and Maintaining Cap Table

Learn what Capitalization table is, how to make a cap table, maintaining a cap table and how do they evolve over time

Tamilselvi Ramasamy
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India's biggest IPO Uncovered - PayTM
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

India's biggest IPO Uncovered - PayTM

The PayTM IPO is creating a lot of noise. Let's understand the IPO and make sense of the facts being thrown around.

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I want to know if I should work towards getting VC funding | Buildd.co
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

I want to know if I should work towards getting VC funding

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Post Money Valuation - Definition, Calculation and Financing Rounds
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Post Money Valuation - Definition, Calculation and Financing Rounds

The term post-money valuation is often used in startup and funding circles. This article will help you to understand the concept of post money valuation, how to calculate it and the different types of financing rounds.

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Share Certificate - Definition, Template and its Components
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Share Certificate - Definition, Template and its Components

A Share Certificate is a document that proves the ownership of a certain number of shares of a company. Read more about Share Certificates, what they contain and download the Share Certificate Template.

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Debt Financing - Definition, Pros & Cons, alternatives
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Debt Financing - Definition, Pros & Cons, alternatives

Learn what Debt Financing is, how it differs from equity financing, pros and cons and alternatives.

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How did No-code platform Webflow go from bankruptcy to a $4B valuation on their 4th try?
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

How did No-code platform Webflow go from bankruptcy to a $4B valuation on their 4th try?

In deep debt of $60,000 dollars, with 2 kids and a near brush with bankruptcy, Webflow founder, Vlad Magdalin, persisted for over 10 years to bring his dream project to life!

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What is a non-accredited investor? Difference between accredited investor vs non-accredited investor
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

What is a non-accredited investor? Difference between accredited investor vs non-accredited investor

Globally, non-accredited investors constitute the majority of investors. Learn about non-accredited investors and the different types of investors in the US.

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What are Non-Qualified Stock Options (NSOs)? - Complete Guide
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

What are Non-Qualified Stock Options (NSOs)? - Complete Guide

A non-qualified stock option is an option to buy company stock that is given to an employee as part of the company's compensation package. Learn more about NSOs and the differences between NSOs and ISOs

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Shareholders Agreement - Definition, Components and Template
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Shareholders Agreement - Definition, Components and Template

A shareholders agreement is a legal document that provides the precise rules on how the company will operate. Find out what shareholders agreements are, what they contain and how to create one.

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Valuation- Definition, Methods, Reasons and Limitations
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Valuation- Definition, Methods, Reasons and Limitations

Learn what Valuation is, How is it calculated, limitations and reasons for performing a business valuation

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Liquidity Event- Types, Reasons and Examples
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Liquidity Event- Types, Reasons and Examples

Find out all you need to know about Liquidity Event in this blog. Learn what it is, types, reasons and examples.

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Valuation Multiples - 2021 Ultimate Guide
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Valuation Multiples - 2021 Ultimate Guide

Valuation multiples are ratios that are used by investors to value a company and its performance. In this guide, you will learn about valuation multiples, different types of valuation multiples, and an example.

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Fully Diluted Shares - Definition, EPS and Basic vs Fully-Diluted Shares
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Fully Diluted Shares - Definition, EPS and Basic vs Fully-Diluted Shares

Fully-diluted shares refer to the total number of shares that would be outstanding if all possible sources of conversion, such as convertible securities, were exercised. Read more about fully-diluted shares here.

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FTX crash explained - 30-year-old MIT grad loses $16B in 10 days!
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

FTX crash explained - 30-year-old MIT grad loses $16B in 10 days!

How FTX went from a 2nd largest crypto exchange & $32B valuation to becoming bankrupt in less than 2 weeks?

Karthik Sridharan
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10-minute Unicorns - the new startup rage!
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

10-minute Unicorns - the new startup rage!

10-minute delivery startups are all the rage at the moment. But did you know this quick delivery market in India is set to grow to $5bn by 2025. Don't believe me? Well, here's a detailed article explaining everything about this space.

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Acquihire - What is acquihiring? | Acquire vs Acqui-hire
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Acquihire - What is acquihiring? | Acquire vs Acqui-hire

Businesses are seeking ways to grow and innovate quickly with the newest technologies, and many of these companies are turning to acqui-hires for their needs. Read more about acquihire in this article.

Tamilselvi Ramasamy
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Angel Investor - Definition, Where to find them, Angel Investors vs Venture Capitalists
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Angel Investor - Definition, Where to find them, Angel Investors vs Venture Capitalists

Learn Who Angel Investor is, Where can you find them, why should you raise funds from them, difference between angel investor and Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors Eligibility

Tamilselvi Ramasamy
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Board Meeting Minutes - What are Board Minutes? [Board Meeting Minutes Template]
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Board Meeting Minutes - What are Board Minutes? [Board Meeting Minutes Template]

Board meeting minutes is a record of all discussions and decisions made during a company's board meeting. Learn more about board meeting minutes and download the free board meeting minute templates.

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Pre Money Valuation - Definition, Pre vs Post Money Valuations and Example
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Pre Money Valuation - Definition, Pre vs Post Money Valuations and Example

The term pre-money valuation is often used by startups and venture capital firms. But what is pre-money valuation? Read more to find out about its definition, and the difference between pre and post money valuations.

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Authorized Shares - Definition, Authorized Shares vs. Outstanding Shares
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Authorized Shares - Definition, Authorized Shares vs. Outstanding Shares

Authorized shares are the maximum number of shares that a company can issue. Read more about authorized shares and the difference between authorized and outstanding shares.

Hari
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What is Operating Income? Operating Income Formula and EBITDA vs Operating Income
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

What is Operating Income? Operating Income Formula and EBITDA vs Operating Income

Operating income is an important metric when determining the financial performance of a business. This article explains operating income, its formulas, and the difference between operating income and EBITDA.

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Duty of Loyalty Definition | What is a breach of the duty of loyalty?
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Duty of Loyalty Definition | What is a breach of the duty of loyalty?

Duty of loyalty is about making sure that the company's best interests are given priority over personal interests. Learn more about Fiduciary Law and examples of when the duty of loyalty has been breached

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Incumbency Certificate - Definition and Example
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Incumbency Certificate - Definition and Example

An incumbency certificate is an official company document. Find out more about an incumbency certificate, who issues it, and what an example looks like.

Neha
Tamilselvi Ramasamy
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Advisory Shares - Definition and how do they work?
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Advisory Shares - Definition and how do they work?

Early-stage startups often require expert assistance. As a reward for their contributions, startups issue advisory shares. Read more about advisory shares here.

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Burn Rate - Definition, Calculation, Example & Reduction
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Burn Rate - Definition, Calculation, Example & Reduction

Learn what Burn Rate is, How it is calculated, Examples and how you can reduce burn rate.

Tamilselvi Ramasamy
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PBC Company - Definition of Public Benefit Corporation & Compare PBC vs B Corp vs Nonprofits
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

PBC Company - Definition of Public Benefit Corporation & Compare PBC vs B Corp vs Nonprofits

Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) is a new form of corporation that seeks to balance the creation of wealth for shareholders along with the goal of creating social good. Learn more about PBC companies here.

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SAFE Note - Definition, Pros and Cons, SAFE vs Convertible Note
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

SAFE Note - Definition, Pros and Cons, SAFE vs Convertible Note

A SAFE note is an agreement used by startups to raise seed capital. Learn more about SAFE Note, its pros and cons, and the difference between the SAFE Note and the Convertible Note.

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Vested Stock - Definition and Types of Vesting Schedule
Hrishikesh Pardeshi
Hrishikesh Pardeshi

Vested Stock - Definition and Types of Vesting Schedule

Vested Stock is an incentive given to an employee that entitles them to purchase a certain number of shares of the company's stock at a predetermined price. Read more about vested stock options and types of vesting schedules.

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Founders Shares - Definition, Vesting Schedule and Allocation
Karthik Sridharan
Karthik Sridharan

Founders Shares - Definition, Vesting Schedule and Allocation

Founders shares are the shares that are owned by the founders of a company. Read more about founder shares, their vesting period and how they're allocated.

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