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What is Financial Modeling & How Can It Help with Fundraising?

What is Financial Modeling & How Can It Help with Fundraising?

There is no standardized way to fundraise in the life sciences industry, although some paths are well-traveled. With multiple funding sources available, it’s all about what you and your potential inve…
How to Create a Budget for Your Biotech Startup

How to Create a Budget for Your Biotech Startup

Early-stage biotech and life sciences companies focused on developing therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, or providing contract research services rely on every single dollar. And like many fou…
What is Equity Crowdfunding & Is It an Option in Biotech?

What is Equity Crowdfunding & Is It an Option in Biotech?

Even if you’ve never backed a crowdfunding project, you have at the very least heard of crowdfunding sites like Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where creators can raise funds from fans and future customers…
What is Due Diligence? How to Prepare For It & Avoid Mistakes

What is Due Diligence? How to Prepare For It & Avoid Mistakes

“Due diligence” is an important step in fundraising. It is also a key aspect in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. In this article, we will mostly focus on its role in fundraising. When i…
Grants & Public Funding for Biotech Startups

Grants & Public Funding for Biotech Startups

As you may have read in our overview on fundraising in the life sciences, there are multiple fundraising options for early-stage companies that still have a significant amount of research and developm…

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