Receiving investment from angels can be a daunting, time consuming process, one that is inherently inefficient. Experienced entrepreneurs take steps to minimize these funding inefficiencies.
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14 Types of Information Investors May Request as Part Of Their Due Diligence Checklist for Your Startup [Infographic]
Experienced entrepreneurs know that they are preparing for the investors due diligence from the very beginning. They establish a process that supports the development and growth of their investable company. In order to begin that process, you must know what the investors will request and why they are requesting it.
8 Things the Founders Must Know for their Pitch to an Angel Group
Adequately addressing these 8 factors in your pitch to an angel group will build confidence in the minds of the investors, improving the ultimate probability of funding.
The Holy Grail of Entrepreneurship: The Term Sheet, Pt. 2 – offering terms
Any entrepreneur who is serious about his trade will need to know about the term sheet.
5 Reasons Your NDA Could Torch Your Chance for Funding
Is your NDA doing more harm than good for your startup? Here are 5 reasons Angel and VC funds avoid NDAs.
Accelerators – The Past, Present, & Future
Accelerators have been booming since the beginning of Y Combinator in 2005. Yet, Harvard applicants have higher odds of acceptance than applicants to TechStars, Y Combinator, or Fledge. So what is to become of this trend? Will the industry reach saturation? Will accelerators accept any applicant who applies? What does the future hold for accelerators?
Funding A Startup: 6 Items Entrepreneurs Should Address When Launching
You are launching your startup! After reviewing the legal structures available, you decided on the LLC structure for your venture and have filed your Articles of Organization with the state. Now what?
Investable Companies #2: Is Your Startup Investable?
Investable companies don’t occur by accident. In fact, the opposite may be true; many companies may accidentally become un-investable. This article is part #2 of a two part series that shares tips as to why startups may be investable enabling them to obtain funding from angel groups and VCs.
Dilution: The Real Meaning of Funding Success
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.
Why Can’t I Obtain Startup Funding?
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?