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Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
Use LinkedIn to Find Investors
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Use LinkedIn to Find Investors

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  • 1. Course ObjectiveTo understand how to use LinkedIn to findinvestors that are appropriate for yourbusiness.
  • 2. Key Learning Outcomes● Build a robust LinkedIn profile● Know how to find investors● Understand how to use LinkedIn groups● Use LinkedIn as a thought leadershipmegaphone
  • 3. LinkedIn is:● A great way to find investors and influencers● A way to find commonality● A way to keep track of people after theychange jobs● A forum to demonstrate that you are athought leader in your industryWhy LinkedIn is Important
  • 4. Unprecedented Access to People● Investment bankers and third party finderswere able to charge a premium because oftheir rolodex. The value of that premium hasdecreased because you can find the samepeople they know.● Real investors want to be found● It is not just investors it is also influencers● Dont waste time with the wrong people
  • 5. ● 67% of LinkedIn users are between the ageof 35 and 54 years old● 39% of users have senior titles● 40% of users reside in the US● 10% of users are business owners● The finance industry has the second highestconcentration of users● Entrepreneurs have the highestconcentration of individual usersWhy Use LinkedIn?
  • 6. Building a Robust LinkedIN Profile● Quality Picture● Use headline to show industry Passion● Customize your name● Description aboutyourself/passions/capabilities.● Arrange sections to best position yourself● Make sure to include skills● Customize your "canned" LinkedIn requests
  • 7. Upgrade to LinkedIn Premium?When:● If you are fund raising● If you are active in business development● If influencers can help grow your businessWhy:● Great way to see who is viewing your profile● Keep notes on people
  • 8. Who to connect with?Establish a parameter that works for you:1. LinkIn with Anyone2. LinkIn with only people you have met3. LinkIn with only people you really "know"factors● You can send someone an InMailwithout being LinkedIn with them...● There is a certain social standing with500+ connections...
  • 9. Integrate LinkedIn to Workflow● Spend 15 minutes every day● Send personal message for invitations● Share your content, thought leadership andwhat you find interesting● Interesting learning opportunity
  • 10. ● Hacking Existing Connections● Searching○ By title○ By location○ By company/industry● Building a list of investors and influencers○ Use a CRM○ If you arent already using a CRM use a CRM!Finding Investors
  • 11. Eliminating InvestorsDont waste your time educating people whodont understand your industry
  • 12. Opening Conversations● Do NOT ask for MONEY!!!!● Find Commonality● Ask for small increments of time○ Share thoughts on industry○ Ask for validation of an idea/opportunity
  • 13. Action Plan● Establish robust Profile○ Complete profile○ Speak to personal passions○ Brand "You"● Integrate LinkedIn into Workflow○ LinkIn with people after meetings○ Interact with the people via the platform● Publish Thought Leadership○ Link to published articles○ Link to videos○ These will break down barriers with coldconnections

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