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The power of storytelling on your startup’s journey Jan 16, 2024

In the world of startups, the power of storytelling often determines the trajectory of success. Here are some of the essentials to winning investments and more with your startup’s story,...

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How Startups Can Effectively Raise Capital from Angel Groups Jan 09, 2024

One type of investor in startups is the angel group. These are angel investors who invest their own money, often in early-stage startups. These groups might operate through syndicated deals, in...

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Grants: Non-dilutive funding for early stage startups Jan 02, 2024

Grants present a significant advantage for startups, offering a means to secure funding without losing equity or accruing debt. Kat Weaver, the CEO of Power to Pitch, shared some important...

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How To Work with Finders to Raise Startup Capital Dec 26, 2023

One type of persona startup founders encounter many times through their fundraising journey is the “finder.”  “Finders” are individuals or entities that help connect...

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How to Align with Investors to Raise Money for your Startup Dec 19, 2023

Connecting with investors is always a challenge. We spoke about these challenges and how to overcome them with Daniel Sawko, the co-founder of ShipShape.vc, a free research platform that aggregates...

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How startups raise capital from their community via equity crowdfunding Dec 12, 2023

We spoke to one of the top voices in the equity crowdfunding space, Jonny Price from WeFunder. Equity crowdfunding is a model that democratizes investment, allowing a wider range of individuals to...

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7 Keys to connecting with and raising from angel investors for your startup Dec 05, 2023

Angel investors are not a cohesive group, and their needs and interests vary greatly. Phil McSweeney is an angel investor and startup advisor, and the author of Angel Think. He shared some of his...

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5 essentials for an Investor-ready startup Nov 28, 2023

Startups can raise money almost from day one of their inception, and the valuation of the startup will reflect their traction and potential. There are startups that raise money “with only a...

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7 Keys to Captivating Investors with Your Startup Story Nov 21, 2023

Investors, especially good investors, usually have a lot of inbound deal flow. They come across a lot of startups. Their attention span is often small, and some of them are easily irritated and...

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How to cold email startup investors Nov 14, 2023

Our recent conversation with Prateek Sanjay from foundraisr.com included a set of very specific steps and tips for successful outreach to investors via cold email. Here is what Prateek suggests...

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Raising money from startup founders Nov 07, 2023

Startup founders that made an exit or otherwise had some business success, are almost ideal investors for your startup. Especially if they had a company in your domain or have some other relevant...

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5 tips to maintain and nurture your investor network Oct 31, 2023

As you progress along your startup journey, you should be constantly growing your network of investors. That includes investors who invested in your company, as well as potential investors that you...

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