Startup 101 Investors Series - How do angel Investors evaluate a startup

Startup 101 Investors Series – How do angel Investors evaluate a startup

When one is looking for Angel investors from their professional network or through references, what should they equip themselves with? What do Angel Investors look for? Should I have a business model in place? How do they angel Investors evaluate a startup

The most significant determinant of the value of your startup is the market forces of the industry.  The industry itself including the balance between demand and supply of money and product. Profits or gains and less than individual futures, the role of matching is particularly complicated. 

Demonstrate that the perceived risks are less or more comfortable to overcome than they originally appeared. Establish a credible vision of business success so that returns outweigh the risk. The team composition affects your overall business value. 

Find out to what extent team expertise affects your award. Proposals to consider include market/sector, geographic focus, business scalability, projected growth, and so on. Investors can judge the introduction of a product/service, adapt to market demand, the presence of IP, and how easy it is to copy.

In this video, Akshay Bhushan is talking about how angel Investors evaluate a startup

Akshay Bhushan, Partner LightSpeed India, venture capital company and private equity firm. Akshay is enthusiastic about the technology startup ecosystem. He has worked as a mentor at Microsoft Ventures India as well as for multiple businesses. Akshay focuses on consumer internet, business and mobile investment at Lightspeed India Partners. He was at Flipkart.com, where he was a founding member of the Corporate Development team.

 Startup 101 is a series of videos about  FAQs are answered by Founders, CEOs, Mentors and those who are part of Indian Startup Ecosystem. 

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