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If you’re looking to gain anything over 25$, you’re going to be asked where the money is going. This fact can be applied towards family and friends, but especially if you are asking for a loan from a bank.
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.
As Angels and VCs are tightening their fists, entrepreneurs are less likely to get next stage funding. Having a great team, pitch and front man are simply not enough.
Our most valuable asset to date has been having a diverse team that is open to discussion and determined to help our company grow.
I am Karen Melonie Gould, the Founder & CEO of the fastest growing Alternative Business Finance Platform in the UK…
This article is the first in a series featuring women entrepreneurs, female founders and their companies. We at FundingSage hope these founders’ stories about startup funding will inspire and motivate you as you undertake your own funding journey.
You are having a great conversation with the lead from an Angel fund which appears to be a good investor match for your company. They invest in the technology space in which you operate, at the stage of development that your company occupies and within the level of investment you are seeking. They appear to be genuinely interested and he is requesting additional information from you….