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Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
Top Ten Fundraising Fails
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  • 1. Top 10 Fundraising Fails by Carlos Eduardo Espinal @cee Partner @ Seedcamp.com
  • 2. Who is Seedcamp? We are a micro-seed investment fund with a mentoring programme. We have over 120+ investments in over 70 countries
  • 3. Our Stats 86% of our companies have raised follow-on funds $1.6 million is the average funding raised per company 9 of our companies have been acquired
  • 4. Our Process We invest in about 20-30 companies per year We provide a network, advice, and capital to ambitious founders Apply online at http:// www.seedcamp.com
  • 5. The Top 10 Fundraising Fails
  • 6. - 10 - Presenting with a style that doesn't capture the right attention @cee / @seedcamp
  • 7. - 9 - Not having a proper fundraising plan @cee / @seedcamp
  • 8. - 8 - Not understanding your customer and how to reach them @cee / @seedcamp
  • 9. - 7 - Unable to demonstrate a real pain for your customer (and how your solution fixes it) @cee / @seedcamp
  • 10. - 6 - Assuming that a general market size study applies to your startup @cee / @seedcamp
  • 11. - 5 - Not truly understanding who your competitors are @cee / @seedcamp
  • 12. - 4 - Not knowing your cash needs & cash burn @cee / @seedcamp
  • 13. - 3 - Not explaining why your team is the team that will make this happen @cee / @seedcamp
  • 14. - 2 - Having your existing investor shareholders own more equity than the founders @cee / @seedcamp
  • 15. - 1 - Not reaching out to an investor through an introduction @cee / @seedcamp
  • 16. - Bonus - Not learning from your mistakes @cee / @seedcamp
  • 17. Thank You Apply online at http:// www.seedcamp.com @cee / @seedcamp

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