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)

Debt vs. Equity – Which one should startups use?

Debt Vs Equity

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.

How do investors view your early stage venture

StartUp - Investor Presentation

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.

Alternative Protein Space: A New Eldorado for Israeli Entrepreneurs

In response to these spiraling concerns, a generation of entrepreneurs, academics, activists and investors are attempting to pave another path forward. They call themselves the alternative protein industry.

The Ultimate Investor Pitch Deck Template

Investor Pitch Deck

The Ultimate Investor Pitch Deck Template By Yohan Albo Share it Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Our article named ‘investor presentation checklist’ which dealt with the question of how to build a kick-ass venture investor presentation (The 10,20,30 rule… remember?) draw a lot of … Read more

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency 101 for Executives

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency 101 for Executives By Yohan Albo Share it Facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn Are your employees incessantly discussing cryptocurrencies instead of doing their work? Perhaps with the crypto-market’s recent ‘correction’, to put it nicely, employees in the office are bragging less about their gains and trying to hide their losses. Nonetheless, in one … Read more

Does your early stage venture need a board?

Does your early stage ventureneed a board? By Yohan Albo Share it Facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn Like most things in life, it depends. But here are some key considerations for your Startup when appointing a board. Understanding the types of boards The two main types of boards are advisory and formal boards respectively, which are … Read more

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