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Startup funding requires teams to convince investors that their idea is worth investment. You may have an outstanding idea, a detailed plan, and a strong team … so what are you doing wrong?
Launching a startup is no easy feat. You will face challenges, your team will encounter stressful situations, and you might begin to question if your startup can succeed. Understanding these startup risks from the beginning will increase your company’s chances of success.
The curse of the entrepreneur: you have this great idea and it looks like it will do really well. The problem? You lack the capital and the skill to build it. What’s the solution? Giving Away Startup Ownership.
Experienced entrepreneurs know that they are preparing for the investors due diligence from the very beginning. They establish a process that supports the development and growth of their investable company. In order to begin that process, you must know what the investors will request and why they are requesting it.
So what if you are not a technical founder, engineer, or software programmer? Does this mean you’re incapable of launching a tech startup? Should you quit now because you’re wasting your time? No!
The advice, counsel and support of an advisory board is required to accomplish substantive objectives of a scaling startup.
Successful startups typically possess leaders who are “Geeks” and leaders who are “Suits”!
Every business fluctuates through good and bad periods, but when should you signal an SOS? Understanding the characteristics of a failing company could save your business from sinking.
Advisory Board compensation is an important consideration. How much is right? Does this change over time? Is there a vesting period?