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    Funding for a "Not-Very-for-Profit" Startup

    INTRO 
    I've seen a startup (Applied Physics or so), which gives scientific advice (for-profit), but also does pure research (advanced physics) and even gives grants (non-profit activities). So, did they collect their startup budget from some semi-investors and semi-philanthropists? And yes: I'd like to...
  2. DennisD

    Resources needed: Donor psychology for high end fundraising

    MARKETING 
    Right now I'm working as creative director with a few nonprofits that rely on donations. We haven't cracked 8 figures in donations yet but I think next year is the year for that. Although we're seeing success I still feel like I'm just a kid fumbling around around in the dark. I'm applying...
  3. D

    Fundraising Pains and Wins

    Hello, all! I'm new here, and I've just started fundraising for my tech company. I want to hear about everyone's experiences with fundraising. What were you worried about? What did you not expect? What was the process like? What worked? What didn't work? What would you have done differently...
  4. Mutant

    How to look juicier to investors

    FUNDRAISING IN THE UK SCENE ONE INT. DAY. MEETING ROOM. A UK TAXPAYER LOOKS TO INVEST IN A BUSINESS INVESTOR: I'm interested in your start-up. It's obviously splendid, but I'm still weary of losing all my money. What can you do to protect my downside? I'm considering putting £10,000 in. YOU...
  5. Jbellefeuille

    Wow... It's been so long I am going to re-introduce myself.

    INTRO 
    Hello Everyone. My name is James. I am an entrepreneur in the rideshare/automotive space. I joined this forum back in 2007, and am probably one of the few members with a negative reputation. I don't remember why that is, but it's probably deserved as I was a know-nothing jackass in 2007...
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    I have an original product idea. Which of these pathways to take?

    IDEA 
    I have an original idea for a product. The target customers are hobbyists from a very specific and small niche, yet big enough to make this product lucrative. (The Facebook group for this hobby has around 30K members). After a thorough Google and Amazon research session, I've concluded that...
  7. Jamesdoesmith

    Raising money from the accredited.

    Has anyone ever raised money from the accredited? If so, how did you go about it?
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