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FAQs

Is seed the same as angel?
Seed and angel funding are often used interchangeably, but in general, seed funding refers to funding rounds that happen earlier in a company’s lifecycle than angel funding.
Do you have to pay back seed funding?
Seed funding usually involves selling a portion of your company in exchange for money. That means it is not a loan you have to pay back. However, you do lose a portion of your company’s equity in the exchange.
What percentage do seed investors take?
Different seed investors take different percentages of your company but amounts in the 7.5% to 25% range are not unusual. Your business idea and how much money you want to raise play a large role here.
How long does seed funding take to raise?
From the time you start pitching to the time you see money in the bank, seed funding can take as long as two months.

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TJ Porter

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