Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
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
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

10 secrets I wish I knew before I starting raising capital

For VentureConnect Nov 2013

  • Login to see the comments

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

×