There comes a time in the lifecycle of every start-up and emerging growth company when the executive team will need to find investors and raise capital.

In his most recent “Carl Grant on Business” videos, Carl Grant, the Executive Vice President of Business Development for Cooley, LLP, discusses some of the things that executives should and shouldn’t do when looking to raise capital for their business.

In the first video, Carl discusses non-disclosure agreements (NDA) and why the ethics and character of the people you choose to do business with are worth more than a signature on a piece of paper.

In this second video, Carl discusses valuation. Knowing exactly what your company is worth can be a big challenge for executives. Carl provides some tips and tricks for identifying just what your business’ value is.