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How to make your startup attractive for investors<br />Eze Vidra<br />VC Café<br />Sep 24 2010<br />
The secret to lightning fast funding…<br />
2006<br />2002<br />2004<br />2008<br />2010<br />
10 Tips for making your company more attractive to investors<br />4<br />
Know your competition<br />[  ]<br />1<br />
Articulate your idea<br />[  ]<br />2<br />
			Sell your team, not your advisors<br />[  ]<br />3<br />3<br />
[  ]<br />   Get feedback from real customers<br />4<br />
Patented technology?<br />[  ]<br />5<br />
Know your market<br />[  ]<br />6<br />
Open the kimono<br />[  ]<br />7<br />Photo credit: Antonio Perez Rio (flickr)<br />
Be a salesman<br />[  ]<br />8<br />
Business Plan<br />[  ]<br />9<br />
10 - Be honest<br />[   ]<br />10<br />
Before we go<br />[  ]<br />…<br />When?   Who?   How Much?<br />“Short answer:  [raise] enough to get your startup to an ...
Raising money can be time consuming. So learn and prepare to go forth and conquer!<br />16<br />Special thanks:<br />E: ez...
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The presentation I gave at Launch48 in London 2010. How to make your startup more attractive for investors.

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  1. How to make your startup attractive for investors<br />Eze Vidra<br />VC Café<br />Sep 24 2010<br />
  2. The secret to lightning fast funding…<br />
  3. 2006<br />2002<br />2004<br />2008<br />2010<br />
  4. 10 Tips for making your company more attractive to investors<br />4<br />
  5. Know your competition<br />[ ]<br />1<br />
  6. Articulate your idea<br />[ ]<br />2<br />
  7. Sell your team, not your advisors<br />[ ]<br />3<br />3<br />
  8. [ ]<br /> Get feedback from real customers<br />4<br />
  9. Patented technology?<br />[ ]<br />5<br />
  10. Know your market<br />[ ]<br />6<br />
  11. Open the kimono<br />[ ]<br />7<br />Photo credit: Antonio Perez Rio (flickr)<br />
  12. Be a salesman<br />[ ]<br />8<br />
  13. Business Plan<br />[ ]<br />9<br />
  14. 10 - Be honest<br />[ ]<br />10<br />
  15. Before we go<br />[ ]<br />…<br />When? Who? How Much?<br />“Short answer: [raise] enough to get your startup to an accretive milestone plus some fudge factor”<br />“As much as possible while keeping your dilution under 20%, preferably under 15%, and, even better, under 10%.”<br />NiviBabak, VentureHacks<br />Chris Dixon, <br />founder collective<br />
  16. Raising money can be time consuming. So learn and prepare to go forth and conquer!<br />16<br />Special thanks:<br />E: eze@vccafe.comT: @ediggs<br />
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The presentation I gave at Launch48 in London 2010. How to make your startup more attractive for investors.

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