Our office remains open to serve your important legal needs during these turbulent and challenging times. We are happy to schedule client consultations and client meetings by telephone or video-conference at your request.
Bryan E. Kuhn
Counselor at Law, P.C.
Business & Employment Law Attorney

Drawbacks to seeking venture capital

Starting a business in Colorado or anywhere else in the country takes money. Everything from paying workers to buying equipment requires capital. While venture capital may be an option for new startups, it’s not the best choice for all companies. In some cases, venture capital won’t meet all of a new company’s funding needs.

One of the drawbacks about seeking venture capital is that financiers often dedicate themselves to learning one or two industries. While this may increase the odds that a firm is profitable, it can prevent certain companies from being seen or heard. While those who run venture capital firms are supposed to consider the strength of the business when deciding who to fund, this is not necessarily the case. Race and gender issues may come into play when it’s time to determine who gets funding.

Even if a deal can be reached, it’s also possible that a firm will revoke its financing with little warning. This can create uncertainty within the startup and limit its ability to grow in the short and long term. Reasons for withdrawing funding may range from a change of heart about the investment to financiers who weren’t serious about investing in the first place.

Whether a company produces goods or services, it may need funding to operate. In addition to securing funding, businesses might also need to be aware of the related regulatory issues. Talking with an attorney could help a business owner learn more about these and other issues. Legal counsel may have contacts with financial advisers and other professionals who can make it easier for startups to operate.

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