InvestmentsSeed Investment less than 100kAngel Investment from 50k to 2 MUSVenture Capital average deal of 6 MUSEquity Investment - Established company with more than 20 MUS Sales at yearEarly StageSeries A,B....DExit
Transcript of "How to get Venture Capital Investment in the Silicon Valley"
How to getVenture CapitalInvestmentin the Silicon Valley<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />email@example.com<br />1<br />
Are you looking to build a great company?<br />2<br />
What is more important to make your company successful?<br />8<br />
Is your idea good for an investor?<br />9<br />
Publishing a Blog<br />10<br />What is NOT interesting for a VC<br />
Fancy Hands - Personal Assistants in the Cloud<br />11<br />What is NOT interesting for a VC<br />
8 Startup Lessons from Constant Contact<br />With more than 350,000 customers, Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: CTCT) <br />If an investor tells you that you can’t build a real business on $20/month, direct them to Constant Contact<br /> SAAS (Software as a Service) startups need to focus on getting on past what Gail calls the slow ramp of death<br /> The trick is to give experiments enough time to prove themselves.<br /> Get a CEO peer group to bounce ideas off of as soon as possible<br /> If your product is strong enough, people do not need to be sold.<br /> There are no silver bullets, just many “A-ha” moments.<br /> A startup CEO’s only important job is what Gail calls searching for the model<br /> Raising money from institutional investors is all about working the entire partnership, not just your single partner.<br />12<br />
What will an investor askyou?<br />Great management team<br />A product with a big and profitable market<br />Local Company<br />5X or 10X exit<br />Clear exit strategy<br />M&A<br />IPO<br />16<br />
The new VC world: the lean startup<br />17<br />
The Future of Startup Funding<br />Seed approach – Ycombinator<br />Angels doing bigger rounds, VCs doing smaller round<br />Super-Angels: they work as a VC with large investment than Angels<br />Wait till the startup is ready for investment<br />Too late to invest // missing the boat<br />Better startup founders than VCs managers<br />20<br />http://www.paulgraham.com/future.html<br />
Where to find about startups that have been funded?<br />Vator.tv - Voice of the Entrepreneur -- vator.tv<br />CrunchBase, The Free Tech Company Database -- www.crunchbase.com<br />VentureBeat Profiles - Discover find and share information about new top startups and companies -- venturebeatprofiles.com<br />PricewaterhouseCoopers- Global- Insights & Solutions- MoneyTree™ Survey Report -- https://www.pwcmoneytree.com<br />This Week In Startups -- thisweekin-startups<br />This Week In Venture Capital -- thisweekin-venture-capital<br />22<br />
The new VC world is around the lean startup<br />The Future of Startup Funding -- http://www.paulgraham.com/future.html<br />Lessons Learned -- www.startuplessonslearned.com<br />Startup Lessons Learned Conference -- www.sllconf.com<br />Startup Lessons Learned - Videos -- http://www.justin.tv/startuplessonslearned/videos<br />Building a Lean Startup -- http://www.slideshare.net/ashmaurya/building-a-lean-startup<br />Lean Startup Machine – NYC - Market By Numbers - Marketing Help -- lean-startup-machine-nyc<br />startupSQUARE – Get your startup started!- Tools and Services Main -- http://www.startupsquare.com/<br />How to Build a Data-Driven Startup -- http://davidcancel.com/data-driven-startups/<br />Practice Trumps Theory- Lean Startup + Customer Development + Bootstrap -- www.ashmaurya.com<br />Customer Development Survey -- survey.io<br />23<br />
startupSQUAREGet your startup started!Tools and Services Main<br />http://www.startupsquare.com/<br />24<br />
How to getVenture CapitalInvestmentin the Silicon Valley<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />email@example.com<br />25<br />Presentation available in http://www.slideshare.net/zavala55<br />
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