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Why some investors prefer straight equity over convertible notes or SAFE

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Why some investors prefer straight equity over convertible notes or SAFE

Why some investors prefer straight equity over convertible notes or SAFE
Why some investors prefer straight equity over convertible notes or SAFE

Lauren Cochran is a Managing Director at Blue Haven Initiative. As part of this work she spends more time in sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else. She is also a member of the Blue Haven Initiative Investment Committee. Prior to joining Blue Haven, Lauren worked for five years at Imprint Capital before the impact investment firm was acquired by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.Encountering grassroots entrepreneurship in Africa inspired Lauren to pursue a career linking social impact and private equity.

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Your legal business

The ‘Your legal business’ course is aimed at founders who want to learn more about the legal implications of setting up their business and the funding concepts for a first round of investment.

The first module focuses on legal basics, the second module on the funding concepts.

Each module has a number of learning resources, which include:
• Theoretical breakdowns where concepts are introduced – relevant to the African context.
• Videos of leading business professionals, entrepreneurs and investors, sharing expert advice,
• Quizzes where you’l…

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