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A fair number of really smart, well-prepared entrepreneurs get tripped up, stumble around and eventually fall to the ground when they make their startup funding pitches to the Angel Investment Group that I am a part of.
There is one key to ensuring your best chance at startup success: “Brutal Honesty.” Without that, you likely will not succeed.
Like so many other factors, Customer Discovery, Validation and Development is not a static (one and done) operation. It is a continuous flow. The more you know about who will use your product, the greater the likelihood of success.
“We filter out half of these qualified interviewees in the first minute.”
FundingSage was founded by a group of Angel Investors with a desire to speed up the pipeline from concept to funding for entrepreneurs. Our resources, strategies and first generation product, TurboFunder, are designed to give YOU the ability to build an investible company.
The issues are complicated and there are varying opinions on their value. The purpose of this post is to share, what I believe to be the most important factor to be considered when one establishes an advisory board for their startup.
At some point your startup company will begin moving from the bootstrap phase to launch. This comes when your product or service starts to gain traction. At this point, your resources become stretched and your internal capacity starts to become the constraint to growth.
As one might expect, since the business side of my current world is focused on entrepreneurialism and business growth, so is my entreprenureading list.
Growing old is always better than not. Growing old while building a startup company will mature both you and the business.