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TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program: Pitch Decks Q&A
Thank you for joining us today for our TEN Capital Fundraise Launch Program. In this program, we help startups prepare for a fundraise.  We provide templates, tools, eGuides, and advice to founders who are working towards raising funding. We'll kick off the session with a short overview on a fundraising…
Investor Connect: Nikita Demidov of the Houston Angel Network
In this episode, Hall welcomes Nikita Demidov, Venture Associate at the Houston Angel Network. The Houston Angel Network (HAN) is the oldest angel network in Texas and the most active angel network in the USA. HAN is also a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the innovation ecosystem in Houston, Texas…
How to Use Venture Debt
Venture debt is not for every startup or for all fundraises. It is best used in conjunction with an equity raise. The equity funding provides ongoing working capital that doesn't need to be paid back. It works well between equity raises from institutional investors. The business must be up and…
Investor Connect: Neil Senturia of Blackbird Ventures
In this episode, Hall welcomes Neil Senturia, CEO at Blackbird Ventures. Blackbird Ventures is a California-based principal investment firm specialized in funding technology and real estate companies. Their mission is to work with high-tech entrepreneurs who are passionate about the relentless pursuit of their dreams. With over 30 years of…
How Does Venture Debt Work?
Venture debt can reduce dilution and give your startup more runway. Here are a few pointers to see if venture debt is a good fit for your fundraise: It's often used with equity funding for purchasing equipment, making acquisitions, or making up for funding not acquired through the equity raise.…

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