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Meng's Drake Equation for startups

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Why Investors Look At So Many Deals and Make So Few Investments: Meng's Drake Equation for Startups. First presented at INSEAD in Singapore 20120626.

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Meng's Drake Equation for startups

  1. 1. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  2. 2. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  3. 3. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  4. 4. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  5. 5. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  6. 6. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  7. 7. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  8. 8. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  9. 9. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  10. 10. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups
  11. 11. I have an idea. How can I find funding? idea × team = solution × problem = product × market = revenue model × distribution channels = income × expenses = business model × exit strategy = investment proposition × pitch = deal × investor = funding Why Investors Look At So Many Deals & :-o Make So Few Investments = Meng’s Drake Equation for Startups

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