• Finding the right way to fund your startup is one of the most important decisions—and one of the greatest challenges—many entrepreneurs will face. More than half of new businesses fail during their first year in operation, but it is also true that only about 4 out of 100 businesses survive longer than 10 years. Among […]

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  • A cap table is a crucial starting point for investors’ due diligence on a company. Used by private companies of all sizes,  a cap table is a list of the securities issued by a company including shares, convertible notes, options, warrants, and others. It typically contains details about holders, purchase date, cost basis, and diluted […]

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  • A capitalization table, also known as a cap table, is a spreadsheet or table that lists all your company’s securities, such as stocks, options, equity, warrants, etc., and who owns them. Although all businesses use cap tables, startups and early-stage companies most commonly use them to show their equity capitalization or total ownership capitalization. A […]

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  • Thinking of raising growth capital in 2022? Now’s the time to start laying the groundwork for an efficient, effective raise. We asked Cyndx founder and CEO Jim McVeigh, who has over twenty years of capital raising experience, what early-stage entrepreneurs should do to prepare for the year ahead.  Keep reading to learn what your startup […]

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  • Membership will support interoperability, transparency and portability of startup capitalization data New York, NY—December 15, 2021— Cyndx, the AI-enabled search and discovery platform for identifying growth opportunities among private market participants, has announced its membership in the Open Cap Table Coalition, a cross-industry group that is collaborating to improve the interoperability, transparency, and portability of […]

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  • Every quarter, the US adds nearly 260,000 new businesses. About 90% will fail — 10% in just the first year. In 29% of cases, failure is due to funding. Outside investors can provide the capital and other resources that early-stage startups need to survive and keep growing. But competition is fierce: historically, less than 1% […]

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