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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.
Delaware is a Corporate Oasis for Startup Entrepreneurs, Angels, Venture Capital and Private Equity Investors
Entrepreneurs have numerous options for obtaining funding to explore and validate their startup concept.
While there is no formalized list of “Thou Shall Not” items for start-ups seeking funding similar to the Ten Commandments, if there were, Thou Shall Not encumber your balance sheet with debt, would certainly make the list.
One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.
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.
The words were NOT an accurate reflection of the company I worked for.
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.
“We filter out half of these qualified interviewees in the first minute.”