Should start-ups take on extra investors?

While it is flattering to have many offers to invest and it is tough to turn down money, remember it is ok to say no or ‘Can you invest next time?’

13th April, 2018
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Oversubscribed funding rounds can come as a shock. Pic: Getty

Oversubscribed rounds are actually rare enough, particularly in a start-up’s earlier years. Sometimes it comes as a shock to start-ups, which means decisions need to be made.

Firstly, should you take the money? There are pros and cons to taking more money and increasing the number of shareholders. While it is flattering to have many offers to invest and it is tough to turn down money, remember it is ok to say no...

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