These are different times. Some of us need to fundraise immediately and some of us need to plan to fundraise over the next 6-9 months. Under the current circumstances, it is important to understand what our options are and how do they work?
Can you accept a grant? What about foreign grants?
What are convertible notes, safe notes, and debentures?
Debentures vs. Equity vs. Preference Shares.
Which structure could be cost-efficient and swift?
Anisha Patnaik is the Co-founder of LexStart, a web-based platform that provides legal and compliance services to startups, investors, and incubators/accelerators. She is a lawyer with over 15 years of experience with special emphasis on transactions in the early-stage space. Anisha regularly advises startups, incubators, and investors on legal issues ranging from starting up to operating a business in India, negotiating fundraising transactions, commercial contracts, and ESOP structuring and implementation.