Press Coverage

2017

  • Entrepreneur Mag

    In the early stages of a business there is often little or no revenue – so where does cash come from to keep the lights on? In our previous article, we discussed raising funds by bringing on new shareholders. Now we are discussing the opposite scenario – where you support the business with your personal funds rather than bringing on new shareholders. Ultimately, this is what start ups mean by bootstrapping: You, as the shareholder, get your business through a tough patch or an early stage growth phase with your own funds.

2016

  • Entrepreneur Mag

    There comes a time when your business needs an injection of capital to get over that hump. The hump might be the viability test for your product; the road to earning revenue; or the boost to take your business to that next milestone. Whatever it is for your specific company, finding the best way to raise the needed cash is an important and often challenging task.

  • Entrepreneur Mag

    As the brainchild of a start-up, it’s in your best interest to be one step ahead around decision making power and the effect new partnerships or investors could have on yours. If you don’t understand the legal authority given to each role player joining your business, your power can easily be diluted. This is overlooked by most start-ups, in favour of making tangible progress on product and sales.

  • Entrepreneur Mag

    When starting a business, for those entrepreneurs who aren’t legally minded, deciding what business form their start-up will operate as, might not be seen as an obvious starting point. The reality however, is that it is one of the most important decisions you’ll make, and so it should be the very first step you take in creating a start-up.

  • Ventureburn

    In the last few years there has been a fair amount of commentary in business forums on digital disruption, and how technology is changing the way we interact with our service providers, friends and customers.

2012

  • Entrepreneur Mag

    If your business has survived the first two to three years, and you want to continue growing it, there’s a strong chance you’ll be looking for an investor. But be careful what you wish for: The dream investment and the glow of success will bring growing pains, which will be more painful than you imagined.

  • Ventureburn

    Law firm Dommisse Attorneys is a small team of attorneys with a big interest in startups. Speaking to BizCommunity, the firm’s founder and senior partner Adrian Dommisse asserts the firm’s interest in guiding startups through the legal aspects of securing funding — both local and international — as well as lending a hand in acquisitions.