Without resources to build and market a product, hire employees and pay overheads, it is very hard to make a business successful. So, naturally, fundraising is a crucial part of any business, and especially for startups.

In this instalment of the 'Legal guide for startups' video series, Russell-Cooke partner Guy Wilmot refers back to our fictional client, Gina, who runs her own tech media startup, Streamzer. He runs through the main sources of financing, the technical jargon to bear in mind and a few of the processes business can expect to go through.

Guy is a partner in the corporate and commercial team and advises clients on corporate affairs, startupsintellectual property and technology, e-commerce and IT.

Guy regularly advises businesses of all sizes on their corporate affairs including shareholders and founders agreementscorporate fundraising and acquisitions and exits.