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You are launching your startup! After reviewing the legal structures available, you decided on the LLC structure for your venture and have filed your Articles of Organization with the state. Now what?
Investable companies don’t occur by accident. In fact, the opposite may be true; many companies may accidentally become un-investable. This article is part #2 of a two part series that shares tips as to why startups may be investable enabling them to obtain funding from angel groups and VCs.
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.
As an angel investor and leader of an angel group, I receive funding inquiries every day. Most come in the form of an executive summary, which typically provides one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor.
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?
There are a number of reasons startups ultimately fail to obtain funding. The following due diligence showstoppers are often overlooked by the entrepreneur.
There are four major sources that the entrepreneur and startup can utilize to identify advisory board candidates. Most experienced CEOs will tell you to begin close by, with who you know. Your personal network and your company are a great place to start.
Thinking about attending an accelerator but don’t know what to expect? We’ve contacted accelerators across North America to find out what entrepreneurs really need to know before they attend an accelerator.
Concept stage branding & marketing is an important aspect of creating a new startup. It’s never too early to begin considering the branding and marketing …