Flying to Vegas, rolling the dice, and taking home investment from BrewDog. Emma Horton's UNCOUTH skincare business is off to a game-changing start.
In this inspiring entrepreneur's journey, Charlotte Morley went from sorting through her children's clothes to completing a funding round with FounderCatalyst and promoting the circular economy to Rishi Sunak.
New to investing and unsure how the process works or what you will need to do? Then this guide is for you.
Alex co-founded the ethical, social enterprise In Good Company and shared her unexpected inspirations in business, her proudest career moments, and how she found working with us.
We often get asked by founders about what documents we produce. So, if you’ve ever wondered that too, here we explain all.
Before you go starting to pitch your Software-as-a-Service idea to investors, there are a number of things you should do to help investors feel confidence in your platform.
Funding can be stressful and time-consuming. And sometimes you just need the cash in the bank to keep the lights on. But beware, a hastily arranged deal can be very costly.
Following the recent mini-budget, FounderCatalyst is giving free access to an ASA to allow founders to make use of the increased SEIS limits before April 2023.
FounderCatalyst releases exciting new Boost functionality enabling founders to engage with investors, to manage assets in one place and track investor interest
A quick summary of changes announced to the SEIS and EIS schemes on 23rd of September 2022
A new collection of "Free stuff" made available from FounderCatalyst aim to help drive efficiencies for early-stage founders seeking investment
As the latest Rose review launches its newest report on female entrepreneurship, is now the time to stop gendering business?
You’ve got their ‘must-have’ investment, but don’t forget the ‘must-not’s of dealing with investors post-funding
Investors routinely sign up to Advanced Subscription Agreements without batting an eyelid. We review the hidden risks.
Figuring out the rules of engagement for a founder / funder relationship are unique, personal and rarely formulaic - we explore what 'good' looks like
Founders constantly ask about Companies House form SH02 and who to undertake share splits, so we have put everything you need to know in one place.
Thinking of undertaking an equity funding round but worried about losing control of your business to your investors? This article explores the potential risks.
Getting (S)EIS advance assurance in place and taking on investment are great milestones.Lets take a look at how to ensure ongoing compliance with these schemes.
A law all founders (and investors!) should be aware of - especially those in 17 sensitive areas as detailed within this article
We look at the potential risks of being a director of a limited company and how to mitigate these.
If FounderCatalyst were a book:
The 1st in a number of articles exploring 'exits' from various angles. This one is brutal - an overnight implosion of a £350m business. This is my inside story.
There are a lot of 'how to get funded' guides, but we thought it would be fun to focus on how to make your startup uninvestable.
At FounderCatalyst, we take your security seriously. You asked for it, so we've added 2FA to our platform.
First round...Done! We now explore how later rounds differ from a first round and some of the practicalities, including consents, preemption and resolutions
You can start a funding round in minutes with a free FounderCatalyst account, experiment with our service and see how easy it would be to save time, money, and emotional resources by using FounderCatalyst when raising your next funding round.
You can see a sample of the paperwork we'd generate, invite colleagues to act as investors, and truly experiment with how easy we make it. Then cancel the experiment round when you're ready to start a real one!