Fundraising for Startups (500 Startups Batch 5)

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Fundraising for Startups (500 Startups Batch 5)

  1. FUNDRAISING YOU + WHAT THE RISE OF THE ANGELS MEANS FOR YOU PAUL SINGH 500 Startups @paulsingh
  2. “ VENTURE CAPITAL IS A BUSINESS AND OPEN TO ATTACK BY “STARTUPS” WITH DISRUPTIVE NEW BUSINESS MODELS AND TECHNOLOGY. -- NAVAL RAVIKANT (@naval)
  3. GETTING TO KNOW500 STARTUPS BECAUSE WE’RE KIND OF A BIG DEAL PAUL SINGH @paulsingh angel.co/paulsingh
  4. A (R)EVOLUTION IN THINKING
  5. WHY IS IT SO HARD TORAISE MONEY FOR ME?
  6. THE ODDS AREAGAINST YOU EVERYONE ELSE IS RAISING MONEY TOO
  7. FIRSTIMPRESSIONS MATTER GET AN INTRO. ALWAYS.
  8. YOUR #1 GOAL IN LIFE (AND FUNDRAISING) DON’T BE WEIRD
  9. YOUR SOLUTION ISNOT MY PROBLEM
  10. SOCIAL PROOF | RECIPROCITYPATTERN RECOGNITION | CURIOSITYRETURNS | SCARCITY | TRACTION
  11. DEMO > DECK
  12. GET TO YES THEN TALK TERMS
  13. SO WHAT IS THISANGELLIST YOU SPEAK OF?
  14. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  15. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  16. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  17. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  18. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  19. GETTING TO KNOWTHE ELEMENTS
  20. YOUR PRIMARY GOAL IS TO GET INTO THEACTIVITY FEED
  21. IT’S ALL ABOUT THE FOLLOWS
  22. YEAH, BUT HOW’S THAT DIFFERENT THANREAL LIFE? (IT’S NOT)
  23. TIPS, TRICKS, PLEASE DO’S, & PLEASE DON’TSMAKE IT RAINI’VE THOUGHT WAYYYY TOO MUCH ABOUT THIS
  24. TIPS & TRICKS
  25. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)TIPS & TRICKS
  26. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsTIPS & TRICKS
  27. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dickTIPS & TRICKS
  28. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dicksurgically strike early investors, go wider once you nail themTIPS & TRICKS
  29. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dicksurgically strike early investors, go wider once you nail themTIPS & TRICKSsales 101: sell what they want, not what you need
  30. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dicksurgically strike early investors, go wider once you nail themTIPS & TRICKSsales 101: sell what they want, not what you needangels != VC
  31. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dicksurgically strike early investors, go wider once you nail themTIPS & TRICKSsales 101: sell what they want, not what you needangels != VCfaces > names && images > text
  32. PITCH THE PROBLEM (demo FTW!)if you have traction, pimp that shit in the first 30 secondsbe confident, without being a dicksurgically strike early investors, go wider once you nail themTIPS & TRICKSsales 101: sell what they want, not what you needangels != VCfaces > names && images > textinvestors are not banks
  33. DO’S & DONT’SWHEN IN DOUBT, DO NOT INNOVATE IN FINANCE OR LEGAL
  34. FUNDRAISINGIS A PROCESS
  35. “ BY IT’S NATURE, THE INTERNET UNDERMINED ANYONE WHOSE STATUS DEPENDED ON A PRIVILEGED ACCESS TO INFORMATION. -- MICHAEL LEWIS
  36. FUNDRAISING YOU + WHAT THE RISE OF THE ANGELS MEANS FOR YOU PAUL SINGH 500 Startups @paulsingh

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