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Financial KPIs that investors want to see – tips from our VCFO team
When you’re a startup business raising capital, it’s essential to understand what critical financial performance indicators (KPIs) you need to measure to attract potential investors. These KPIs provide crucial insights into the financial health and performance of your business, demonstrating to investors that you have a clear plan for growth. Our team of Virtual CFOs […]
Capital Raising – putting our money where our mouth is
This series started with The history of Gilligan Sheppard Capital Raising. GS has been active in the property syndication and start-up capital raising space for quite some time. There are many that know us well. However, there are also many more that do not realise that GS ‘do’ this. The reason many may be unaware […]
Capital Raising – what to expect when first looking to raise capital
Other than going to the bank or approaching family members – how can you raise money for a business? Raising capital refers to an investor who gives funds to assist with starting, growing or managing day-to-day operations. Sometimes you will have a great idea for a business, but not enough money in the bank to […]
Then and now… financial uncertainty
Welcome to 2021. Normally I would write something in December, a reflection on 2020 and what I think 2021 has in store for us. Instead, I wrote an irrelevant piece on losing cell phones. Hope it was amusing. Why did I do this? Because frankly I was at a loss as to what to make […]
The GS history in start-up and private equity funding
Over our 30-something years, we’ve dabbled in helping small companies raise capital. Sometimes they turned into big companies, but sometimes they were in the wrong place at the wrong time. Here is an extremely abridged history of where we’ve been… The early years 1989-1995 Not long after GS was formed, we started doing a lot […]