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Articles from FounderCatalyst

27th March 2022
Taking on funding without losing control of your business

Thinking of undertaking an equity funding round but worried about losing control of your business to your investors? This article explores the potential risks.

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5th March 2022
Closed your round – here’s your formalities must-do list

Congratulations - a great result. But don’t forget to take care of the post-closing formalities, otherwise they can come back to bite you.

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10th November 2021
Navigating later funding rounds

First round...Done! We now explore how later rounds differ from a first round and some of the practicalities, including consents, preemption and resolutions

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26th October 2021
FounderCatalyst helps Kelpi land seed funding to develop bioplastics from seaweed

Read how we helped Kelpi achieve equity and grant funding in their mission to eliminate single use plastics

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21st September 2021
Form SH01: what is it and how do I complete and file?

Founders constantly ask about form SH01, so we have put everything you need to know, including lots of useful links, all in one place.

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17th June 2021
Why a Founder Collaboration Agreement is vital

Get your startup off on the right foot. The Founder Collaboration Agreement ensures that you and your co-founders are aligned from an early stage in your journey.

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26th May 2021
FounderCatalyst for lawyers and other advisors

How this new functionality is helping lawyers to deliver a high quality service to their startup clients in a fraction of the normal time.

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11th May 2021
FounderCatalyst now supports Certified B Corporation

And it couldn't be more straightforward: Select an option and we will include the Certified B Corporation mandated wording in your Articles.

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7th December 2020
Why EIS and SEIS Advance Assurance is so important to your investors

Most angel investors require it; you need to understand it. But what are the rules, how do the schemes work and what’s the impact on investor risk?

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18th November 2020
How to make a big impact with your pitch deck and secure your funding

Great guest blog written by Ian Robertson ACA, former technology analyst, financial adviser to technology ventures and founder. Packed full of unique real-world insights and helpful tips on how to make the biggest impact on investors, with your pitch deck.

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12th November 2020
Sources of start-up funding

Don’t rush off and pitch to the first angel investor who shows any interest. There are lots of funding options, and some may be news to you.

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9th November 2020
What's in a name?

What makes a good company name? Help is at hand to get those creative thoughts flowing, plus some handy tips to bear in mind.

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9th November 2020
PRESS RELEASE: FounderCatalyst launches, saving UK start-ups £1,000’s in legal fees

A brilliant new service for founders raising investment. Save your time and money and manage your investor engagement. Fixed price legal services for just £1,495.00 plus VAT.

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8th November 2020
Which legal structure should I use?

When starting a business, it’s one of the first decisions you make. What are your choices and how do you go about it?

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8th November 2020
Quickly, efficiently and at the right price. Need a lawyer?

Good lawyers often have two things in common: they are busy and expensive. Until recently, you had little choice. Now, FounderCatalyst is helping to drive change.

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8th November 2020
Demystifying the warranty and disclosure process

There’s no hiding from it; it’s a complicated but essential stage of your funding journey and crucial to getting off on the right foot.

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6th November 2020
Unparalleled times. There is still funding out there, but you need to stand out from the crowd

Covid is having a devastating effect on our economy, with businesses becoming insolvent at unprecedented rates. But what’s really going on in the world of start-up funding?

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24th October 2020
Tips for managing your FounderCatalyst documents

Sometimes it is useful to know whats changed in a PDF file between revisions - we provide some tips on this and other PDF related items useful when using the FounderCatalyst site.

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5th October 2020
Managing Your Intelligent Data Room

FounderCatalyst is a fantastic platform, transforming your fundraising journey. But what exactly does it do and how can it help?

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