Blog Posts

May 6, 2021

Why is Chisos Crowdfunding on WeFunder?

On Monday, our public equity fundraising seed round opened on Wefunder. Why did we decide to raise our operating capital via crowdfunding? Because crowdfunding is fundamentally democratic. Learn more here.

April 21, 2021

Now Everyone Can Invest in Chisos

Our campaign is now live on WeFunder, and our inner circle (that’s you!) can invest now with preferred terms.

April 8, 2021

How Do Income Share Agreements Work?

Learn how income share agreements work, and the new approach that’s designed for early and idea-stage entrepreneurs.

March 29, 2021

What's an Income Share Agreement & Why Should Entrepreneurs Care?

Income Share Agreements, or ISAs, provide financing in exchange for a percentage of future earnings. They’re also a new form of entrepreneur capital.

January 27, 2021

How to Raise Pre-Seed & Seed Funding: 5 Alternative Strategies

Want to learn how to raise seed funding for your startup? You’re in the right place. For growth-focused startups, getting access to capital early means that you can scale faster. If you’re an ambitious founder who doesn’t fit the mold, how can you raise pre-seed or seed funding? Here are 5 alternative sources of pre-seed and seed funding for idea- and early stage startups.

January 7, 2021

Podcast: It's Time to Invest in Entrepreneurs

8/10 founders aren't served by the existing capital options. In this podcast, you'll learn about the opt-out life, and how Chisos helps entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality.

November 27, 2020

What We Look for When We Invest in Early-Stage Startups

If you’re starting a company or thinking about starting a company, Chisos wants to get you started. We write checks from $15,000 - $50,000 to idea-stage and side-hustle founders using a Convertible Income Share Agreement. Interested in learning more if we're a fit for you? Here are a few factors we consider during our diligence and underwriting process

October 28, 2020

Funding for Startups: Pros & Cons of 6 Common Financing Options

Here, we offer an overview of some of the most common startup funding options for entrepreneurs, along with their pros and cons. You’ll also learn about a new, innovative startup funding option that doesn’t require early-stage founders to sacrifice excess ownership or bet the proverbial farm: convertible income share agreements.

March 13, 2020

Chisos Investment Terms Explained

At Chisos we are creating a new investment product for companies and ideas that have a difficult time accessing capital.

April 12, 2020

Chisos Investment Terms Explained (Part 2)

Over the past month we’ve had conversations with 50+ entrepreneurs exploring a potential investment from Chisos.

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August 28, 2020

Announcing KnowCap x Chisos Partnership

The partnership strategies that KnowCap deploys keys in on the network effects that our ecosystem model provides for bother partners & founders.

July 6, 2020

The VP2s — Introducing 30 New Republic Venture Partners Fighting To Change the Status Quo

Meet the folks leading the way for lasting access & inclusion.

June 22, 2020

Investment Made via the Zebras Unite Community - A Case Study

A deal that came about because a founder and an investor found each other in the Zebras Unite community.

May 6, 2020

The Mastery of Leaders: Will Stringer

I’ve worked with a number of hyper-local and traditional small businesses, as well as numerous solo founders of early-stage startups and product and service-based brands and digital companies.