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How To Raise Pre Seed Funding

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When starting a tech business, the biggest hurdle any entrepreneur will have is financing, especially at the very beginning. There are specific rounds of funding for startups. In the early stages, you want to focus on pre seed, seed and series A funding. Each round has its advantages as you progress and grow with your business.

The pre seed funding stage, for instance, is time consuming and can be difficult to attain from investors, but it is highly valuable for startups in getting their foothold in the industry. Though the process can usually take 6-12 months, the development, mentorship and financing that can result from a pre seed funding round are well worth it when secured.

Below, we focus on the basics about pre seed financing in Canada.

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What are the different forms of corporate restructuring?

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Running a business can be tough and unpredictable, even if you have years of experience. In certain cases, you may want to consider restructuring your company. With a new structure your business may stand a chance for recapitalization or taking advantage of a potential opportunity. This is a list of different types of corporate restructurings. … Read more »

When Do You Need a Financial Lawyer?

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Corporate finance law is a part of corporate law and every business that requires funding, needs a corporate financial lawyer for that matter. Financial lawyers have experience with investment banking or at least they cooperate with investment bankers to close the deal. Whether you want to acquire or merge with another company, issue securities, go … Read more »

Corporate Mergers: Vertical and Horizontal Merger

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Merging of two companies implies that these companies will join forces and exist under one single ownership. When two or more firms merge and they operate in the same industry, that is a horizontal merger. When the competition is high, there is more potential to gain market share when you merge horizontally. A vertical merger … Read more »

A Step By Step Guide To Running A Tech Business

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Launching a tech startup isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires a multitude of stages, hard work and determination. Given the challenges involved, starting your own company can be daunting. That’s why we always recommend getting help and advice wherever you can to get perspective and background that can make things easier. We always … Read more »

OMQ Maps: Marijuana Dispensaries 2018 Across Canada

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Marijuana is officially legalized as of October 17, 2018. The long awaited day having been pushed back from July 1st, 2018, has given provincial governments time to adapt, implement regulations, and set up the necessary operational and sales infrastructure with authorized sellers. Indeed, provinces across Canada have taken steps forward in getting their retail locations … Read more »

Is a DUI in Canada an Indictable Offence?

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As a driver, it is important to educate yourself on DUIs. The offence can cover a wide range of consequences, and depending on the seriousness of the accident, you can pay servere fines or receive heavy prison sentences. In Canada, a DUI (more commonly referred to as “impaired driving” under the Criminal Code of Canada)  is … Read more »

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Private Placement Financing

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We have already discussed the differences between seed capital and venture capital. If you are starting a business, the cash you are collecting is called seed capital. What follows seed capital are those funding stages: series a, series b, series c funding. If you are not very informed about the early stage of investment, here … Read more »

What will happen to illegal dispensaries in Toronto 2018?

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Marijuana legalization in Canada is taking place this fall, on October the 17th. Individuals in Ontario who are 19 or older will have a legal right to smoke cannabis where smoking tobacco is permitted and possess a maximum 30 grams of legal marijuana. However, while on the road to legalization, many dispensaries popped up looking … Read more »

Impaired Driving Law Changes 2018

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With the legalization of recreational marijuana, it is essential that impaired driving laws be reformed.  Traffic laws must align with the implications of the legalization of marijuana, which means trying to create appropriate penalties for driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol.   The Highway Traffic Act which regulates, administers and classifies traffic … Read more »

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