Angel investing opencoffee presentation oct 2013

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  • Angel investing opencoffee presentation oct 2013

    1. 1. Angel Investing, Open coffee Oct 2013 Apostolos Apostolakis -1-
    2. 2. ENTREPRENEURIAL PATH 1998 Cofounder e-shop.gr 2009 Cofounder Openfund 2011 Cofounder e-food.gr 2012 Cofounder doctoranytime.gr -2-
    3. 3. ANGEL INVESTING PATH 2009 2011 2013 -3-
    4. 4. AGENDA Why an angel investor What I look for/philosophy Conclusions/ suggestions for entrepreneurs -4-
    5. 5. WHY INVEST? : I VIEW IT AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN, HELP AND PROFIT Learn Help Profit -5-
    6. 6. WHY INVEST? : LEARN From great people From new business models -6-
    7. 7. WHY INVEST? : HELP/CONTRIBUTE Entrepreneurs Society/Consumers Hang out with people from whom u can learn and who will also learn from you Provide a useful service -7-
    8. 8. WHY INVEST? : PROFIT Financially Earn bragging rights -8-
    9. 9. INVESTING STARTED DUE TO AN IMPULSE -9-
    10. 10. CONTINUED IN A STRUCTURED APPROACH RESULT:CAME UP WITH A CHECKBOX OF WHAT I SHOULD LOOK FOR - 10 -
    11. 11. AGENDA Why an angel investor What I look for/philosophy Conclusions/ suggestions for entrepreneurs - 11 -
    12. 12. I LOOK FOR AN IDEA THAT SOLVES A BIG PROBLEM AND A GREAT TEAM - 12 -
    13. 13. A PROBLEM I UNDERSTAND AND CAN RELATE TO - 13 -
    14. 14. A REALISTICALLY ASSESED POTENTIAL - 14 -
    15. 15. GREAT TEAM IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART CAPABILITIES (evolving) COMMITMENT (hunger for success ) VALUES (integrity, fairness) OPENNESS (feedback) - 15 -
    16. 16. AGENDA Why an angel investor What I look for/philosophy Conclusions/ suggestions for entrepreneurs - 16 -
    17. 17. GET IN THE OTHER PERSON’S SHOES WOULD U INVEST YOUR MONEY IN YOUR IDEA? - 17 -
    18. 18. DO YOUR HOMEWORK… Idea/Product Market size Go to market plan Operational needs + Capital needs - 18 -
    19. 19. … IT SHOWS RESPONSIBILITY TO YOURSELF AND YOUR LISTENER Build credibility Respect other people’s time - 19 -
    20. 20. ADVANCE YOUR IDEA TO PRODUCT ON YOUR OWN Seek funding at the latest possible stage Faith in your product Less dilution - 20 -
    21. 21. AS AN ENTREPRENEUR I AM HANDS ON :MEANING VERY BUSY BUT WILL FIND SOME TIME TO GIVE FEEDBACK TO PEOPLE WHO REALLY NEED IT - 21 -
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