30+ Questions You Could be Asked About Your Startup During a Screening Meeting with an Angel Group
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Adequately addressing these 8 factors in your pitch to an angel group will build confidence in the minds of the investors, improving the ultimate probability of funding.
David S. Rose, the CEO of Gust and Founder of the New York Angels defines Due Diligence in his book, Angel Investing – The Gust GUIDE TO Making Money and Having Fun Investing in Startups. The careful investigation into a company prior to making an investment.
Assessing the competitive environment allows you to determine if your idea is truly unique.
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The entrepreneur seeking investment should recognize the advantages of obtaining such an investment. However, the endeavor needs entrepreneurs to have a strong understanding of their objectives, opportunities, strategy, and fit with potential corporate partners.
Advisory Board compensation is an important consideration. How much is right? Does this change over time? Is there a vesting period?
Ultimately, the fit is as important to the advisory board candidate as it is to the entrepreneurs and the company. If it is learned that the fit doesn’t exist after the advisor has been on-boarded, it will likely turn out to be a waste of time for everyone.
Board resolutions are numerous issues to address as one creates and establishes a new company.
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.