“We filter out half of these qualified interviewees in the first minute.”
Avoid the purgatory of being non-fundable. Find out the investor’s view and structure of their balance sheet in an “investor friendly” manner before submitting an executive summary to startup investors.
Winston-Salem, NC is North Carolina’s fifth-largest city. The City of Arts & Innovation, as it is sometimes known, is also home to a number of successful businesses outside of the tobacco industry, including Krispy Kreme, Hanesbrands, and BB&T.
Concept stage startups are usually funded by entrepreneurs, family, friends and individual angels. An opportunity has presented itself to you, an idea for a scalable business you see clearly in your mind. How much is your idea worth? It all depends on what you do with it.
Depaul University, located in Chicago, was ranked #20 in the nation’s Top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs. In the last five years, DU graduates ave started 133 companies and have collectively raised over $70 million in funding.
ZeroTo510 surrounds startups with medical device experts in the fields of reimbursement, FDA regulatory pathways, medical device commercialization, patent strategy, as well as mentors in the medical space.
The entrepreneur seeking investment from major corporations with investment arms should recognize there are many advantages to seeking and obtaining such investment. However, such investment should be sought with the entrepreneurs’ having a strong understanding of their startups objectives and opportunities, and the strategy and fit with the potential corporate partner.