Seed Money

Seed money, sometimes known as seed funding, is a form of securities offering in which an investor purchases part of a business. The term seed suggests that this is an early investment, meant to support the business until it can generate cash of its own, or until it is ready for further investments. Seed money options include friends and family funding, angel funding and -- recently -- crowd funding.

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Seed Money - Usage
... Seed money can be used to pay for such preliminary operations as market research and product development ... Seed capital is not necessarily a large amount of money ... Seed capital can be distinguished from venture capital in that venture capital investments tend to involve significantly more money, an arm's length transaction ...
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... Teams will receive $10,000 in seed money in Year One, a wide range of powertrain components, a vehicle donated by GM, and technical and mentoring support from the ... Schools will be required to match cash seed money donations from EcoCAR sponsors and to provide class credit for students participating in the competition, release time equal ... Teams may also be asked to match seed money each year to support a full-time, graduate-level engineering team leader ...
New Community Movement - Basic Steps
... Step 1 Basic Arrangements Three arrangements for the start People, Seed Money, Basic Principles Forming a Core Group 1 Leaders Forming a Core Group 2 ...

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