Quick Tips per attrarre i Venture Capital by Giovanna Zaaruolo - 360 Capital Partners
I casi di successo
nel Venture Capital
Roma, 22 Aprile 2010
Success is... to Get
Started and Grow
How can you draw the attention of a VC?
.. Few Quick Tips ..
Some Dos and Don’ts approaching a VC
• Make some groundwork to understand who the
investor is and which kind of deals it does (sector?
stage? amount? )
• Present a Clear Project, not Ideas
• Don’t precook a deal nor define your – often
hyperbolic – valuation. Let VCs express their view first.
• Think about the Entrepreneur-VC relationship as a
long term one. Both parties need to trust each others on
Investment size & Fund size
•€ 4M each on
Company’s growth & Expected ROI (10x)
€4 M €40
Your exit Valuation must be €100 M +
If your business doesn’t Fit for
VCs now... don’t discourage!
•· Rethink cost structure of first 12 months
•· Try to access friends & family money
•· Try to bootstrap your business by:
•- Finance development with other revenues (eg
•- Get financed by clients if they love so much what