*Note - this material is also available in my paid course, "The Ultimate Guide to Funding a Business", along with more information.
If you have a startup chances are you need investors to get it off the ground. The problem is that the whole process of raising money from investors is a bit foreign to most entrepreneurs. How much easier would it be to raise capital if you knew the types of things investors are looking for in a startup? That's what this course will teach you. Some of the key topics discussed are:
All it will take is a time investment on your part of less than 45 minutes. Additionally, you will get a complimentary copy of the accompanying book of the same title.
The most important thing that potential investors look for in a startup to invest in is the team.
Great ideas, that solve a real problem, go a long way with investors.
Do you know the potential market size of your industry? What about estimates of the amount of market share you can win over? Investors care about this information, because it all equals return on their investment.
Investors love startups and companies that have defensible intellectual property. Preferably patents that are already issued.
Investors do not require founders to have some of their own capital invested in a startup. But it does go a long way.
Just like other people, investors love a good deal. Make sure your offer is compellling.
Investors often move, or invest, in packs. Its easier to raise money when you already have at least one investor on board.
Investors appreciate startups that gain early traction by accomplishing milestones. These include users and/or early revenue.
The accompanying eBook to the lessons that shares the same subject matter, but in written form.
A few questions on the high level points.
I am crazy passionate about helping people launch and grow the business of their dreams. More specifically I advise companies and entrepreneurs by focusing on the ways culture, innovation, and strategy can impact their businesses.
In hopes we can learn more about each other, here are a few things that define me: