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.
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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.
The process of obtaining investment funding from Venture Capital Firms, (VCs) is typically difficult and time consuming for the entrepreneur. There are hundreds of VCs and each focus on different criteria. As a result, a targeted approach by the entrepreneur may be appropriate.
I can confirm that not only will you increase your network with more successful individuals, you’ll form great relationships, learn from others about what it takes to become a great investor, and (maybe) get an early entry into the exciting and inspiring world of venture investing. You’ll also get a better sense of the big picture of the whole investment cycle.
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?
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.
Every scalable startup will require external funding. A great team with an amazing idea where there is a clear demand is still doomed without the finances to make it happen.
Entrepreneurs seeking Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) often don’t understand the full benefits of the investment. Find out what you need to know before partnering up with a corporate company.
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Accelerators have been booming since the beginning of Y Combinator in 2005. Yet, Harvard applicants have higher odds of acceptance than applicants to TechStars, Y Combinator, or Fledge. So what is to become of this trend? Will the industry reach saturation? Will accelerators accept any applicant who applies? What does the future hold for accelerators?