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Y our soul
for funding
SOME
RULES
1.

specify why
you need
funding
2.

avoid
unexperienced
investors
3.

donʼt take
too much
funding!
4.

separate the
good from
the bad guys
5.

donʼt give away
>50% of your
company*
     * seems to be a silly advice, but many (especially in germany) do that
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            our 1 office




bootstrap
7.


share your
ideas
8.


look for
smart advisors
9.
apply for
accelerators
and contests
10.


fail fast
and cheap
itʼs you who
makes the difference
3 key resources
for your startup
1) NYC based VC, Fred Wilson, about the
Venture Capital industry: http://www.avc.com/

2) deals, figures, numbers - Mark Suster, a entrepreneur
who turned to the VC side http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com

3) Paul Jozefakʼs uncensored
   VC insights:          http://babblingvc.typepad.com
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