10 secrets
I wish I knew before I started raising capital
…and you are?
Cristi Badea 27yo
Co-founder MavenHut (games)
•VentureConnect (2010; 2012)
•Had 67 meetings with investors
•...
Let’s get started!
#10
Time
#10
Time
It takes longer than expected
#9
Network
#9
Network
“Smart ones get introduced”
#8
Aggressive
#8
Aggressive
Being annoying is better than
being not known
#7
Numbers
#7
Numbers
Investors are really good with
numbers
#6
Explain
#6
Explain
Investors have no idea
what is it that you do
#5
Follow-up
#5
Follow-up
Investors have a bad memory
#4
Diplomacy
#4
Diplomacy
Don’t rub their nose in it
#3
Angels
#3
Angels
Search for previous VC experience
#2
ABC
#2
ABC
Always Be Closing
#2
ABC
#1
Love
#1
Love
Investors should not fall in love
Summary
#10 Time
#9 Network
#8 Aggressive
#7 Numbers
#6 Explain
#5 Follow-up
#4 Diplomacy
#3 Angels
#2 ABC
#1 Love
Thank you!
@CristiBadea
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10 secrets I wish I knew before I starting raising capital

  1. 10 secrets I wish I knew before I started raising capital
  2. …and you are? Cristi Badea 27yo Co-founder MavenHut (games) •VentureConnect (2010; 2012) •Had 67 meetings with investors •MavenHut raised 550.000 eur
  3. Let’s get started!
  4. #10 Time
  5. #10 Time It takes longer than expected
  6. #9 Network
  7. #9 Network “Smart ones get introduced”
  8. #8 Aggressive
  9. #8 Aggressive Being annoying is better than being not known
  10. #7 Numbers
  11. #7 Numbers Investors are really good with numbers
  12. #6 Explain
  13. #6 Explain Investors have no idea what is it that you do
  14. #5 Follow-up
  15. #5 Follow-up Investors have a bad memory
  16. #4 Diplomacy
  17. #4 Diplomacy Don’t rub their nose in it
  18. #3 Angels
  19. #3 Angels Search for previous VC experience
  20. #2 ABC
  21. #2 ABC Always Be Closing
  22. #2 ABC
  23. #1 Love
  24. #1 Love Investors should not fall in love
  25. Summary
  26. #10 Time #9 Network #8 Aggressive #7 Numbers #6 Explain #5 Follow-up #4 Diplomacy #3 Angels #2 ABC #1 Love
  27. Thank you! @CristiBadea

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