What is a Seed round?
Definition: A seed round is a company's first capital-raising stage.
It helps companies with their initial product development, market research, and product launch.
Types of seed funding
Venture capital provides the company with equity capital from investment firms in exchange for an ownership stake.
Angel investing is a form of funding where one individual provides capital in exchange for equity.
Accelerator programs provide companies with a small amount of funding, resources, and a network to help them grow.
Crowdfunding lets the company raise capital from many individuals, each contributing a small amount.
Bootstrapping lets founders avoid giving away equity by investing their own capital.
Friends&Family is similar to bootstrapping, but now close friends and family contribute to the funding
Debt funding is a type of funding where a company will borrow money from a bank and is expected to repay it with interest without giving away equity.
Government programs are provided by the government to help early-stage startups kick-start their ideas.