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Clean Energy Crowdfunding — Crowdfunding Wind & Solar Projects in the UK Clean Power Published on April 23rd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan Community-funded or crowdfunded wind and solar power is now being encouraged in the UK by renewable energy networking site EnergyShare, which is offering up £5,000 each for the first 5 renewable energy projects that also raise £5,000 on their own via the crowdfunding website. Knowledge Is Power: Convertible Note Financing Terms, Part II Last week, we gave some attention to the “why” behind convertible note financing for early stage startups. In this installment, I’ll dig into the “how” by dissecting an example term sheet based on a real deal. For those playing at home, you may find it helpful to download the sample term sheet from my firm’s website and follow along with the commentary.

Michael Cerdeiros - Cerious Productions Changelog and Updates The following websites were part of the original list but they are either no longer available or have been replaced with better alternatives. 327k Shares Finance for Entrepreneurs - What are Convertible Notes? - Portugal Startups When we are talking about how simplified the financing process has become, it is not unusual to mention the expression “convertible note”. Pointed out as an increasing trend among the entrepreneurial community, its value and suitability are not as certain to reach consensus. Let’s take a look at the most important features in a convertible note. Convertible note? What is it? Digital Colouring for Mindfulness inspirational stock assets New filters added Find your zen with mindful colouring. See what you can create with our hand-picked selection of illustrations. Download your favourites and colour away.

Convertible Note Seed Financings: Econ 101 for Founders Editor’s note: Scott Edward Walker is the founder and CEO of Walker Corporate Law Group, a boutique corporate law firm specializing in the representation of entrepreneurs. Check out his blog or follow him on Twitter as @ScottEdWalker. This is the second part of a three-part primer on convertible note seed financings. Term sheets for entrepreneurs – the conditions of a proposed investment It can be overwhelming for an entrepreneur to deal with the financing procedures (term sheets included) for the first time. Luckily for you, there has been an increase in the amount of information available and shared over the years, and an effort to simplify the documents and processes. Knowing how everything works will save you not only a bunch of bucks, but also a lot of headaches. But what is a term sheet anyway? A Term Sheet outlines the basic conditions (terms) of a proposed investment.

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