Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) flooded our attention this past week. The Twitter Run on the 18th largest bank in the US was followed by a weekend frenzy for regulators announcing they were willing to backstop all deposits over and above the initial FDIC threshold of $250K. To underscore the importance of this… Continue reading Silicon Valley Bank – The Fallout and the Silver Lining

Partner Profile Series: Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group

Meet Wahaj Ahmed, Founder and CEO, Scan Consulting Group Altitude Program Partner Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group on how he helps founders tackle funding challenges, build strong financial foundations, and keep focused on the big picture. By Angela Bourne, Altitude Accelerator Entrepreneur-in-Residence In February 2020, Ontario-based entrepreneur Wahaj Ahmed left his senior executive role… Continue reading Partner Profile Series: Wahaj Ahmed of Scan Consulting Group

What do you Need to Know About Term Sheets?

Entrepreneurs often find themselves looking to investors to raise capital to fund their business. Early stage investors, like friends and family, may offer financial aid to help you get your feet off the ground, but growing and scaling both your team and your business can be a slow and costly process. Oftentimes, the generosity of… Continue reading What do you Need to Know About Term Sheets?