Paid-in capital is real money paid into the company as investments. This is not to be confused with par value of stock, or market value of stock. This is actual money to the company as equity investments by owners.

For more on handling investment and finding funding in general, check out our funding guide.

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At Bplans, it's our goal to make it easy for you to start and run your business. Our glossary of common business terms will help you learn about key small business and entrepreneurship topics, to help you plan, fund, and grow your business.