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  • Can startup issue bonds?

    Posted by Christian on September 28, 2023 at 12:37 am

    Startups can technically issue bonds to raise capital, just as larger corporations do. However, it’s less common because startups often lack the established track record and creditworthiness bond investors typically seek. Instead, startups usually rely on equity financing, venture capital, or loans. If a startup were to issue bonds, the interest rates would likely be higher to compensate investors for the increased risk. Startups must weigh the costs and benefits of each financing method to determine the best fit for their business needs.

    Bertran Hammad replied 7 months, 2 weeks ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Bertran Hammad

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    October 11, 2023 at 1:20 pm
    1. Maturity and Stability: Startups typically do not have the stability or creditworthiness to issue traditional corporate bonds. Investors in bonds look for a stable source of income and assurance of repayment, which is often lacking in the early stages of a startup.

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