Finance, Fundraising & Accelerators

What to Do If Your Business Goes Bankrupt

What to Do If Your Business Goes Bankrupt?

In September 2022, the CEO of crypto company Celsius, Alex Mashinsky, resigned following the company going bankrupt amid the crypto crash. He declared, “I regret that my continued role as CEO has become an increasing distraction, and I am very sorry about the difficult financial circumstances members of our community are facing.” Celsius is just one of the many companies to undergo this event.

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5 Reasons Why People Invest in Stocks

5 Reasons Why People Invest in Stocks

When it comes to investing, you can put your money into savings accounts, bonds, real estate or even art. Out of the most common investment options, many see stocks as a riskier proposition than more stable options like bonds or real estate. Stocks are a type of financial asset representing an ownership stake in a company.

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5 Biggest Types of Poison Pills in the Business World

5 Biggest Types of Poison Pills in the Business World

In the business world, little is more important than protecting your company at any cost. Sometimes, those costs can be very high, demanding that you give up your business altogether. To prevent that from happening, most companies employ a tactic referred to as poison pills. A poison pill is a shareholder plan to discourage buyouts, takeovers and acquisition attempts by activist investors.

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Navigate the Changing Startup Landscape with Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2022

Navigate the Changing Startup Landscape with Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2022

The past couple of years have been extremely difficult for the global startup ecosystem. According to U.S.-based financial services company Moody Analytics, global economic growth estimates have fallen to 2.7% as of September this year, compared to 4.2% in January. Not only has the world undergone a tremendous transformation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Top 5 Personal Finance Reddit Communities That Are Worth Checking Out

Top 5 Personal Finance Reddit Communities That Are Worth Checking Out

Anything you’re interested in, no matter how niche, probably already has a community on Reddit. Reddit is a discussion website where people make up communities, or “subreddits”, for just about everything, from health tips, funny videos and terrifying fictional stories to those dedicated to simply venting about annoying things.

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What Are Forex Signals and How Can You Use Them to Make Money

What Are Forex Signals and How Can You Use Them to Make Money?

“Forex”, a shorter name for foreign exchange, refers to the exchange of one country’s fiat currency for another. Foreign exchange swaps hand on the over-the-counter (OTC) market directly between traders as opposed to stocks that are traded on the stock exchanges. By trading two currencies, traders (whether individuals or hedge funds) can earn the difference between their values as well as profit from the differences in interest rate across countries.

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What Are the 5 Basic Resources Needed to Start a Business?

What Are the 5 Basic Resources Needed to Start a Business?

Over two-thirds of start-ups never make it past the finish line. There might be multiple factors to that, such as a poor quality of employees and investors or not researching the market well. Starting a business is no small feat, and there are a number of important resources you’ll need to get off the ground.

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4 Books That Will Make You a Smarter Investor in 2022

4 Books That Will Make You a Smarter Investor in 2022

There’s no question that the more you know, the better investor you’ll be. Knowledge is power, and when it comes to your money, you want to have all the power you can harness. To make you a smarter investor, we’ve put together a list of four books to help you make more informed investment decisions. From beginners’ guides to advanced strategies, there’s something for everyone here.

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Why India’s Ed-Tech Startups Are Shrinking

Why India’s Ed-Tech Startups Are Shrinking

The education technology (EdTech) sector in India was worth US$2.8 billion as of 2020. With the pandemic forcing schools and children alike to incorporate technology into learning, EdTech has become the third most funded startup category in India after e-commerce and FinTech startups as of 2022. Despite the growth EdTech saw during the pandemic, it has become the latest victim of the slew of layoffs affecting the tech landscape across the world.

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What Is the Cheapest Way to Start a Business

What Is the Cheapest Way to Start a Business?

There are a lot of ways to start a business, but not all of them are cheap. In fact, it can cost you anywhere over US$30,000 on average to start a business, depending on your plan and field. So, if you are looking for the cheapest way to start a business, you will need to consider a few things.

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Why Joining an Accelerator Is a Smart Move for Your Business

Why Joining an Accelerator Is a Smart Move for Your Business

Traditionally, the best way to grow a business was to rely on friends and family and build it as you go. That worked for a while; but with the advent of the internet and social media, there are now new, better ways to grow your business. One way is by joining a seed accelerator program. To be a successful founder, you must have access to capital, mentorship and other resources, like a workspace.

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Top 6 Indian Startups Layoff Stories in 2022

Top 6 Indian Startups Layoff Stories in 2022

Almost six months into 2022 and layoff reports are already flooding the Indian startup industry and causing turmoil among employees and job hunters. Many startup employees from Indian startups that had raised millions of dollars are getting the pink slip, as these startups are now struggling to keep their businesses afloat. These startups are “restructuring”, “downsizing” or “automating” operations in an attempt to cut costs.

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What Is Over-The-Counter Stock Trading

What Is Over-The-Counter Stock Trading?

If you thought that you could only buy stocks from the stock market, you guessed wrong. Investors can also purchase stocks directly from the companies they wish to invest in. This is called over-the-counter (OTC) trading.

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