Common topics of Capital Coaching include:

  • Introductions to capital sources
  • Funding options
  • Pricing startup equity
  • Compensating the management team
  • Hiring introductions, finders and broker/dealers
  • Developing promotional materials
  • Regulatory compliance and limitations
  • Borrowing money
  • Selling stock
  • Business structures
  • Maintaining control
  • When to sell out
  • What are accredited investors
  • Entering competitions
  • Making a pitch
  • Dealing with a ‘No’
  • Structuring a deal
  • Negotiating a deal
  • Obtaining capital from friends and family
  • Crowdfunding
  • Working in incubators / accelerators
  • Impact investments
  • Charitable grants / PRI’s
  • Research grants
  • Collateral
  • Guarantors
  • Tax credits
  • Economic development programs