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5 Simple Ways to Be an Effective Leader in Small Teams

Usually, the first steps of start-up development are realized in small teams, with an emphasis on good cooperation with each other. Management of small teams differs in some aspects from one of larger teams, mostly because of its more intimate working atmosphere. In this blog, we provide you with tips that can help with leading a small team and improve team-work efficiency.

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Pandemic Edition: Tips on Keeping Your Start-up Team Motivated

COVID-19 forced start-ups to rapidly adapt to the online environment and navigate through financial and operational challenges. This sharp change influenced team motivation and engagement due to the lack of physical interaction. In this blog, we provide you with general tips on keeping your start-up team motivated in these uncertain times.

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How to Fundraise: Business Plan Guideline

The business plan is an opportunity to scrutinise the potential challenges before taking off. With it, you lay the foundation of your start-up and explain its potential to investors. In this blog, we provide you with an ultimate guideline for the business plan.

How to Fundraise: Start-Up One-Pager Guideline

The first impression is formed in the first 7 seconds. The question is: what first impression do you aim to have on an investor using your one-pager? In this blog, we provide you with a general content guideline you should apply when requesting funding.

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Venture capital – what is it?

In the majority of cases, many early-stage startups do not have the option for self-funding. They are forced to look for financing from external sources. Due to their high-risk label, many startups often have very thin chances of obtaining finance through low-risk investing institutions such as banks. Venture capital as a rising trend in the startup and investment world might just make life for startups easier.