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.
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An entrepreneur without funding is a musician without an instrument.― Robert A. Rice Jr.
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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If I was to do it again, the only difference would be to start fundraising earlier. Researching and making the right connections with investors is time consuming and the length of time to get funded is longer than we originally anticipated.
We’re motivated on a daily basis by the immense problem we’re solving and the very personal way it affects peoples’ lives.
XLerateHealth seeks dynamic teams of entrepreneurs who are passionate about what they do and are interested in creating disruptive solutions to tough problems in the healthcare ecosystem.
Our most valuable asset to date has been having a diverse team that is open to discussion and determined to help our company grow.