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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.
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?
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.
Seed funding has become the ‘participation award’ of startups. While getting started is easier than ever, ultimate success is tougher than ever.
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.
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More than 200 million women entrepreneurs across the globe are operating new businesses. We’ve provided insight into Women Accelerators supporting women entrepreneurship in the United States by developing a listing of startup accelerators that focus on the female entrepreneur and their companies.
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