Does a Solo entrepreneur with no professional experience stand a chance of getting funded? Historically, most businesses are built based on partnerships or an independent entrepreneur with a core team of individuals. But nowadays the big question is whether it is possible to go alone as a “solopreneur”? The question is whether you have
This video talks about the different stages of startup funding. A fund is the most basic and essential requirement for any startup. At any stage of your startup, whether it is during the prototype stage, at launch. It is also for marketing purposes or to accelerate the pace of the growth engine, proper funding
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
Presenting your slide deck for pitching in front of potential investors could seem unnerving. The fact is those few slides can change the course of your startup. Further, it involves condensing work of a few months or even years into a 7-8 minute presentation. How important is this pitch deck? How many slides are
Several people have ideas but those ideas cannot be turned into reality all alone. Sometimes the help of others is required. In order to clinch funding nailing your investor pitch is important. In such a case, the fear of idea stealing becomes very obvious. Is this fear really worth it? Or is it just
An entrepreneur comes a long way from pitching the idea and building a business model. Meeting an investor for the first time and convincing them to root for our start-up is the crux of this journey. It involves explaining a big idea in a short span of time. The fear of something going wrong
Often founders face with the dilemma of whether investment to be returned if the startup fails. Angel Investors are individuals who provide funding to start-ups at their infancy. Further, they encourage entrepreneurs and invest in their idea for equity in return. Despite knowing the probability of failure, angels invest in ideas they believe in.
Should I find Angel Investors for my startup from my personal & professional network? This question of where to find Angel Investors for my startup haunts every founder. Angel Investors are individuals who provide funding to start-ups at their early stage. Further, they encourage entrepreneurs and invest in their idea for equity in return. Hence