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Raising Capital - How Long Does it Take?

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Most entrepreneurs and managers of companies seeking outside capital vastly underestimate how long it will take them to successfully complete a financing. Here's the reality check: in our experience, we've seen that, on average, a company and a management team seeking financing should budget between 500 and 1000 work-hours to the capital-raising process, spread out over a 6 month time period.


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Ella Campbell says

What if one has assets to put in the company. Would it still take over 6 months to get investors to buy into the business?

Posted at 8:59 pm
Thorwald Westmaas says

You raise the question: how long does it take. That begs my question: how much does it cost (to hire you) ?

Posted at 9:38 pm

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