Scale refers to increasing revenue quicker than costs. Companies can scale in several ways. For example, a business may try to find market gaps or adopt new technologies.
A secondary sale occurs when an existing stockholder sells their existing shares to a third party (rather than new shares being issued).
- Seed Investment
Seed Investment, or Seed Funding, is the funds raised at the beginning of a business's journey to get enough money to develop an idea for a new product or idea.
- Series A
Series A funding is a start-up business's initial venture capital-raising round.
- Series B
Series B funding is a secondary material fundraising stage for businesses that have already been through a Series A round.
- Series Funding
Series funding refers to the different stages of raising finance from venture capitalists or private equity investors for a start-up, after seed investments.
A company owned and/or controlled by another company. The company that owns the subsidiary is called a holding, or parent, company.
- Sweat Equity
Sweat equity is the non-monetary contribution business stakeholders put into the business.
A syndicate is a group of people or organisations that comes together to execute a project or for business purposes.