Friends and Family Make Good Business Partners
Most startup companies receive the bulk of their seed capital from friends and family (F&F). The best way to make this type of funding work for you is to put all the risks and opportunities in front of your potential F&F investors and have them help you create a healthy, profitable business. Your friends and family may want to be passive, but if they request to be active, find a way to involve them that is beneficial to all, including the business. When your F&F investors participate actively in your business, consider incorporating the business with them as founding stockholders.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.
- One of the World’s Hottest Stocks Is Now Tumbling
- This Rare Bear Who Called the Crash Warns Housing Is Too Hot Again
- Recent ‘Odd’ Market Moves May Be a Warning Sign for Stocks
- The Global Economy Is Doing Just Fine, But the Davos Elite Is Worried
- U.S. Stocks Gain as Senate Votes to End Shutdown: Markets Wrap