Are you planning to scale your business? Perhaps you consider equity crowdfunding as a way to raise capital. While equity crowdfunding can help your business grow, first understand if equity crowdfunding can benefit your business. Furthermore, you have to be knowledgeable of the different sides of this capital raising, including the legal side.
In this episode, Julie Bogle, an attorney from the Canadian law firm BLG joins us to discuss the different ways of raising capital. She notes the various exemptions and capital raising that will suit different kinds of investors. Julie encourages mission-driven women entrepreneurs and business owners to hire experts to fill in knowledge gaps in your team and lawyers to handle the legal side of your equity crowdfunding campaign. Learn to solve problems even before they appear!
If you want to know more about the benefits of hiring experts and lawyers to ensure the success of your equity crowdfunding campaign, then this episode is for you!
3 reasons why you should listen to the full episode:
1. Discover the different ways you can raise funds and the different kinds of investors available.
2. Learn the importance of rules and jurisdictions before you start your equity crowdfunding campaign.
3. Understand why it’s essential to hire experts and find a lawyer who’ll help you tend your crowdfunding campaign’s legalities.
➤ [06:34] Julie’s Background
➤ [09:35] Raising Capital as Women Entrepreneurs
➤ [12:22] Expand Your Focus
➤ [14:31] Types of Investors and Ways to Grow Your Business Finances
➤ [18:37] When Raising Capital through Equity Crowdfunding Makes Sense for Your Business
➤ [21:47] Why Rules and Jurisdiction Matter in Equity Crowdfunding
➤ [25:07] Know Your Exit Strategy and Cap Table
➤ [28:25] Things You Need to Know When Researching on Funding Platforms
➤ [33:44] Qualities of a Good Lawyer
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➤ Download this Action Guide to help you navigate the legal side of raising capital through equity crowdfunding in Toronto, Canada.