To inspire you on your journey, check out some Founder stories from those who have gone before you and successfully raised alternative funding.
How to pursue purpose over profit
As a purpose-before-profit company, Emma and her two female co-founders put the mission of Library of Things’ at the heart of their journey to find patient, purposeful funding. This is their experience of raising over half a million pounds, on their terms.
Why steward ownership
Having started a company with the purpose of democratising the sharing economy, Juho and his co-founder went in search of funding to achieve their social mission. They landed on steward ownership and a radical investment structure.
How to lead with purpose
Despite all profits going to charity, Toast Ale is a for-profit business keen to raise outside investment. So Rob and his co-founders set about creating an innovative social impact investment model: Equity For Good.
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