“What’s your exit strategy?” “Come back when you have revenue.” “Are you lean?” “What’s the business model?”
Raising capital is less about the answers to such questions and instead, having the passion for and ambition to not take no for an answer, networking, networking, networking, creating excitement and engagement, and knowing your audience (no, not your customers: the investors). When you know your market and the stage in which you find yourself, there are a common set of expectations for your business such that raising capital is as simple as ensuring you’ve met those expectations, knowing how to tell your story, and recognizing that no two VCs think nor angel investors alike. Let’s talk about how to do that and how to get ready for the different expectations of different investor communities.
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