As the startup proceeds through the due diligence process related to a potential investment from an angel group, VC or Corporate VC, (CVC), the process will include discussions and reference checks with a broad base of the start-ups’ constituents.
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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.
Investable companies don’t occur by accident. In fact, the opposite may be true; many companies may accidentally become un-investable.
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?
Preparing the due diligence package is no longer a separate, sequential item. Once the major items related to the startups stage of development are completed, the due diligence package is ready for the investor.
Entrepreneurs have numerous options for obtaining funding to explore and validate their startup concept.
A principal goal in the life of a scalable startup company is getting external equity funding. The closing of a funding round is cause for celebration. However, founders are often left with a somewhat bitter-sweet taste when they realize what just happened.
Every scalable startup will require external funding. A great team with an amazing idea where there is a clear demand is still DOA without the finances to make it happen.
There are a variety of reasons for this reaction from investors:4 Reasons Why Startup Investors View Debt As A Mortal Sin! To avoid the purgatory of being non fundable, entrepreneurs should consider the investor’s view and structure their balance sheet in an “investor friendly” manner before submitting an executive summary and financials to startup investors for consideration.