How Startup Funding Works          Nick Ducoff    VP Content @ Boundless
Been there, done that• Saw lots of flavors• Closed $250m+ in VC
Been there, done that• Close to the heart• Startups I’ve been at  have raised $13m+
Been there, done that•   Invested in 4 startups•   1 exited•   1 was in Techstars•   2 raised VC•   IRR TBD
Choose your own adventure         BootstrapCan                     Can’t      Quit!Do it!   Angels/FFF   Incubators    VC
Bootstrap•   No salaries•   No office•   Open source software•   Free apps•   “Viral” marketing
Angels and Friends, Family…Fools• If your ____ is annoying  now…• Angel List• “Accredited” investors• JOBS Act (stay tuned...
Incubators•   Cash+ (but not a lot)•   Mentorship•   Discipline•   Connections
VCs• “Seed” is just another  flavor of VC• Looking for traction   – Revenue for SaaS and     enterprise startups   – Hocke...
Be warned• Easier than ever to raise  <$500,000• Harder than ever to  raise >$2 million
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How Startup Funding Works

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When you have a great business idea, you’ll need money to get it off and running. Funding will help you with product development, personnel, and office space—but how do you get your hands on that money? Nick Ducoff, VP of Content at Boundless, will walk you through the processes of securing funding, who to talk to, and how to best pitch your idea to investors.

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How Startup Funding Works

  1. 1. How Startup Funding Works Nick Ducoff VP Content @ Boundless
  2. 2. Been there, done that• Saw lots of flavors• Closed $250m+ in VC
  3. 3. Been there, done that• Close to the heart• Startups I’ve been at have raised $13m+
  4. 4. Been there, done that• Invested in 4 startups• 1 exited• 1 was in Techstars• 2 raised VC• IRR TBD
  5. 5. Choose your own adventure BootstrapCan Can’t Quit!Do it! Angels/FFF Incubators VC
  6. 6. Bootstrap• No salaries• No office• Open source software• Free apps• “Viral” marketing
  7. 7. Angels and Friends, Family…Fools• If your ____ is annoying now…• Angel List• “Accredited” investors• JOBS Act (stay tuned)• Kickstarter• Convertible Debt
  8. 8. Incubators• Cash+ (but not a lot)• Mentorship• Discipline• Connections
  9. 9. VCs• “Seed” is just another flavor of VC• Looking for traction – Revenue for SaaS and enterprise startups – Hockey stick for consumer startups
  10. 10. Be warned• Easier than ever to raise <$500,000• Harder than ever to raise >$2 million
  11. 11. Q&A
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