Seed funding sometimes known as Seed money is a form of securities offering by friends and family , angel investors and crowd funding websites, in which an investor purchases part of a business to help provide the necessary funds. The term “seed” refers to the early stage of the investment,that is meant to support the business […]
The cost of buying raw material and producing finished goods or the cost of delivery a service; includes all Direct Costs or Variable Costs, but Indirect Costs or Fixed Costs; also known as Cost of Sales (COS)
A legal entity for conducting business that is legally separate from its owners (shareholders); corporations can be either for-profit (known as “C” corporations or “S” corporations) or non-profit (known as 501(c)3 corporations, one of thirteen different types of 501(c) organizations)
The exclusive ownership of a literary or artistic form of work such as computer software, music, written work, etc.
The ability to use assets to produce an income with less effort
The rate at which a new company uses up its venture capital to finance overhead before generating positive cash flow from operations; the rate of negative cash flow, usually quoted as a monthly rate.
A detailed planning document that includes: – a description of the market, – the competition, – the company and its products or services, – the management team, – the financial plan (budget), – the risks, – the capitalization plan – and the exit plan