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To SPAC or Not to SPAC? The Dilemma of leading Israeli Entrepreneurs

A Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) is a company formed to raise money in an IPO with the intention of using the proceeds to acquire one or more privately held firms. As a type of shell company, a SPAC exists for the express purpose of acquiring other companies to take them public.

A SPAC is often nicknamed a “blank check company,” a reference to the cloud of uncertainty hovering over its early life. The sponsors of a SPAC — the founders responsible for the IPO — are prohibited from unveiling to investors the company they plan to target (that’s if the sponsors know themselves at the time of the IPO)

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Debt Vs Equity
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Debt vs. Equity – Which one should startups use?

Any young company looking to raise money must first decide on a type of financing: debt or equity. Debt financing refers to when a business borrows money that they then need to pay back with interest. Equity financing, on the other hand, is when investors inject capital or other assets into a business in exchange for a certain percentage of ownership. Startups should be aware of the advantages and potential downsides of each form of financing.

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StartUp - Investor Presentation
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How do investors view your early stage venture

For an early-stage company, raising money is no easy task. Competition is fierce. Capital is finite. And good ideas are ubiquitous. So with so many challenges to overcome, it’s helpful to tap into the investors mind, see the world of startup fundraising through their eyes, and walk through evaluation processes in their shoes.

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