Category: Venture Capital

10-K, Form

Securities Law, abbreviation for SEC Form 10-K, a detailed document …

10-Q, Form

Securities Law, abbreviation for SEC Form 10-Q, a less-detailed document …

13-D, Form

Securities Law, abbreviation for SEC Form 13-D that must be …

8-K, Form

Securities Law, abbreviation for SEC Form 8-K, a document, which …

A-Round

colloquial term used to describe the first round of venture …

Accredited Investor

United States Securities Law, specifically the Securities Act of 1933, (15 …

Alpha-Testing

Testing of early development versions of software, to ensure normal …

B-Round

Colloquial term used to describe the second round of venture …

Blue Sky law

A term used to refer to U.S. state laws designed …

Board Rights

Agreeing that an investor shall be entitled to a board …

Bootstrapping

Methods used by early stage business to find resources without …

Burn Rate

The rate at which a startup company is exhausting net …

Business Model

A frequently misused business jargon term. A business model is …