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Financial Investing

Financial Investing is perfect for entrepreneurs who don't necessarily need resources or consulting for their business but are in need of financial capital in exchange for a percentage of ownership.
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Financial Investing for Startups

Tinner Enterprises LLC’s financial investing for startups is part of our business services and provides entrepreneurs and freelancers with financial support towards achieving their operational goals. The best way to grow your business is through collaboration. As a community we grow stronger when we work together and capitalize on resources and the investments that we hold as a collective.

Financial Investing is perfect for entrepreneurs who don’t necessarily need resources or consulting for their business but are in need of financial capital in exchange for a percentage of ownership. However, keep in mind that the review process is more stringent than Resource Investing.

Location

Our financial investing resource is focused on companies headquartered in the United States of America, Africa, and Canada. In the United States of America, we prioritize companies with headquarters in the West coast; this includes Washington state, Oregon state, and California state. In Canada, we prioritize companies with headquarters in British Columbia. In Africa, we invest in the whole of Africa; this includes what is considered the Africa continent all the way to the Middle East.

Stage

We focus on seed and early stage investments. Most companies we accept applications from are seeking to raise an investment round in either preferred stock or convertible notes. We also invest alongside other angel groups, individuals angels, and venture funds. Lastly, our financial investing resources are open to all, however, we prioritize companies with owners from African Diaspora, LatinX, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander heritages.

Community

We believe community is the most important element of the financial investing process. Thus, we make ourselves and our network available to you to aid them in gaining access to the resources and people they need to charge your startup. To ensure we are available to in the moment most of our financial investing recipients have us serve on either the governing board or an advisory board so that we’re readily available to support your company’s growth.

Financial Investing for Startups Plans

Thank you for your interest in being a recipient of financial investing. However, the Tinner family has decided to accept financial investing proposals by invitation only. Invitation only proposals will last until 2022. Furthermore, invitations are made based on previous interactions the family has had with you or your company. Nonetheless, we’ve outlined below some ways for you to engage with the family to become eligible for an invitation for a financial investment.

Previous Client

Firstly, when you are a previous recipient of the services provided by Tinner Enterprises LLC or Innovation Tribe of America then you are eligible for an invitation for resource investing. You will have met a Tinner family member at some point or can request a meeting from your assigned Success Manager.

Partnerships

If you have previously partnered with Tinner Enterprises LLC members on a project or program before then you are eligible for resource investing. If you already have their contact information then you can reach out to them otherwise you can use the contact us page and include a reminder of what project/program you partnered on.

Events

Attend a free or paid event that is either hosted by Tinner Enterprises LLC or a member of the family is attending. Furthermore, the family tries to follow-up with individuals from events that they have a meaningful interaction with.

World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Also, current scholars or alumni members to the World Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship are invited to request resource investing. You will have opportunities to engage with the Tinner family and share your ideas.

BE THE WAIE Campaign

If you are a supporter of the BE THE WAIE campaign then you have access. You have supported scholarships for young scholars to attend an innovation and entrepreneurship digital learning high school. Thus, there will be opportunities to share your ideas and business ventures with the Tinner family for future follow-up.