Startup Funding Questions
We find every industry interesting! Innovation is disrupting every industry and we want to be part of it. We are totally agnostic and will support companies from any industry.
We have every industry covered from our large network of over 20,000 investors including angel investors, venture capital, private equity, and corporate venture funds.
We are an investment and advisory firm. That is, we invest and also raise capital from other investors. We have a very large global network of investors which gives us a broad and wide investment criteria to work with.
We do a great job of matching your business stage, industry, and funding needs to the right investor. We identify the investors with the criteria that best matches your business.
Also, the founding team is very important to all investors. We know that ideas evolve and products and business models change. What remains constant is you, the founder. We want to back founders who believe in themselves and have what it takes to bring their ideas to fruition.
We want to know the problems you have identified and how your product or service solves them. You also need to articulate who your potential customers are and why they need your solution.
It is important to define your target market and be realistic on its size. Also a strategy on how you plan to reach your target customers will go a long way to convincing us of your idea.
Here is an overview of what to expect:
After you apply for funding we will review your application and investor presentation. We also research comparable deals done in your industry and identify investors in our network that are best suited to investing in your business based on its size, stage and opportunity.
2. Speak To Investors
We speak with investors in our network to determine their appetite to invest in your business.
3. We Report To You
We provide you with investor feedback and a detailed report. Normally this report is 12 to 16 pages long and it provides an extremely valuable roadmap for you.
Steps 1 to 3 take approximately 7 days.
4. Investor Meetings
We meet with you and also organise meetings for you to meet with our investors.
5. Investor Offers
Investor offers include the amount of money offered for investment and terms.
Firstly, our door is always open and you can come back to us for another go, anytime.
Secondly, as part of our process we provide you with feedback, advice, guidance and tools to help you get investor ready and improve your chances of success the second time. We want to provide you with as much value as possible to help you succeed.
We can raise $250,000 to $10 Million for you, per funding round. We invest up to $250,000 of our own funds and the rest is from our investor network.
We are founder friendly. We have built companies from scratch, raised capital and successfully sold them. You can learn more about us here.
We know what it takes and we are happy to provide our contacts, networks, and expertise to the founders we work with. Additionally, we match you to investors in our network who can also provide more than just capital, including access to potential new customers and distribution channels.
To build a long lasting successful company you need funding and also access to experienced professionals who can support you.
We also provide a free pitch deck template, free startup legal documents, free guides, free advice and support and much more. You can access some of our free resources here.
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