Investment (Equity & Debt)

Individuals or companies can provide capital for starting businesses in exchange for ownership or debt with interest.



Basic Investment Questions

There are two different types of investments—equity and debt. An equity investment is the exchanging of money for ownership and profits. The investor will provide capital for a percentage of ownership of the company which includes the profits/losses of the company. A debt investment is when an investor will provide a loan with expected interest income and eventual repayment of the principal.

Angel investors are high net worth individuals who invest their own money in companies at earlier stages of growth. They provide capital for a business start-up, typically in exchange for ownership equity.

Venture capital is a form of private equity and a type of financing that investors provide to startup companies and small businesses that are believed to have long-term growth potential. Venture capital generally comes from well-off investors, investment banks and any other financial institutions.

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