Why you should build your business around Warren Buffett’s criteria of a good investment.
The Entrepreneur has just finished their presentation. They are feeling good. It came off without a flaw. They think the hard part is over – or is it?
Starting up is like running a marathon. It’s not a sprint. The success of your new business depends on what happens in the long term.
Too many entrepreneurs ignore common sense and abandon their reason when they are chasing angel investment.
have just published a new ebook that focuses on the first round of funding for start-ups. It’s called “Target Series A: From Idea To Investment”.
Business Angels have changed the way the invest in early stage companies. Entrepreneurs must also adapt to the current economic climate.
With the success of Y-Combinator many Business Angels and Venture Capitalists are changing the way they invest in start-up companies.
You must be ultra prepared when you are pitching to investors. However, being prepared means more than just being prepared for the meeting. You must prepare your business to a level that gives investors confidence in you and your team, shows a market for your product, and indicates that your business can scale to a level that will give an appropriate return for investors.
If you had the option of placing a bet either before the race starts or half way through it, what would you choose? Obviously, you would choose to place the bet half way through.
The US VC industry has been the global shining light for start-up investment. Now times look at lot bleaker. The smallest number of funds have been raised in 15 years.