Further proving that venture investors have more dry powder than ever before, this week started with a flurry of venture capital fund close announcements across sectors and stages. It tells that LPs are staying active amid this dissonant moment in […]
Should raising money in today’s economic climate be the equivalent of “pulling teeth?” NO! We know. We’ve been on both sides of the fence, as entrepreneurs raising money and as investors.
Having sat on both sides of the desk as an investor over the past 20 years and as a capital seeker as well, I could tell you, there is some eye catchers that are going to pop out at you […]
Here are the 6 things companies need to do in this altered financing environment to survive and raise angel funding:
When you pitch your business to investors, you want to get questions. If you don’t get questions, then your pitch fell flat and nobody is interested. So, plan on answering questions—and hope you have some to answer!
Founders and business angels often see external advisors during startup fundraising as an unnecessary cost they are not willing to bear.
You’ve developed a product and won a handful of customers. But now you face the biggest challenge of your venture’s short life – you don’t have enough cash to pay your employees and suppliers. Should you shut down or can […]