The purpose of discussions with these constituents begins with validation but ultimately includes the potential of funding your startup.
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The executive summary is typically one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor. Here’s how to make your best first impression.
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.
The following is a list of six items you should consider addressing when launching and funding a startup:
Advisory board members can provide significant leverage to grow and scale, so it’s important to choose the right people. Here’s how to assess potential candidates for your startup venture.
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.
Unfortunately, startup debt can arise from numerous sources, each potentially lethal. Many forms of debt are obvious, others are not, and it’s those that are not which place the entrepreneur in the most risk of impacting their funding potential.
Successful business owners understand the importance of cost-effectiveness. However, early stage companies shouldn’t cut corners on these three core elements.
Incubators & Accelerators vary widely making it difficult for the potential client to understand the differences between the two. Because of the applied variations related to the attributes within each, the differences are even somewhat difficult to explain.
Do you have an investor friendly executive summary? What does that mean for your business? Here’s a guide to avoid the purgatory of being non-fundable to startup investors.