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How early in the startup process should you start seriously thinking about writing your pitch deck for investors?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Finding and Choosing Investors

When is a reasonable time to do this?...

asked: UTC 2020-07-22 07:19 PM
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As a new angel investor, is it wiser to specialize in a single industry or sector, or "cast a wide net" across different categories?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Angel Investing Tags: angel investing seed funding crowdfunding

Diversity is king when it comes to stock portfolios. Does the same hold true for angel investing or should I focus on specific areas?...

asked: UTC 2020-07-21 09:00 PM
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What can you do to prevent a new startup from being to capital-intensive?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Incorporating a Startup

I am embarking on a journey by opening a start up business in the software and tech industry. I don't have much capital to start with, so wondering if anyone has any tips and tricks to prevent a new startup from being capital intensive....

asked: UTC 2020-07-25 09:44 AM
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What should you expect to pay a pitch deck consultant when preparing for your first presentation to angel investors?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Angel Investing

Angel investors are the ones who are directly responsible for providing business start up, so it seems necessary to find a pitch deck consultant for the first presentation to angel investors. I was wondering how much are we expected to pay? How do you determine the reasonable cost per the consultant...

asked: UTC 2020-07-26 05:51 PM
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What is the difference between micro-VC and an angel investor?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Angel Investing Tags: funding crowdsourcing micro-vc angel

As founders start the fund-raising process, understanding the different pools of money that we can use is overwhelming. I've been researching different ways to get funding and would like to know the key differences between these two....

asked: UTC 2020-08-05 04:25 PM
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I have chased lucrative opportunities to start a business, but after the dividend period is over, it is difficult for our startups to survive. What should we do?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Basics of Founding a Startup Tags: Dividend Business Profit competition entrepreneurship

This year, my friend and I have partnered to import a new material from abroad, and our business has been good.  Recently, however, some enterprises in our country have also begun to produce this kind of material, and more enterprises produce it, resulting in a sharp drop in product sales and ...

asked: UTC 2020-08-11 08:46 AM
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What are the pros and cons of hiring a "finder" to locate venture capitalists?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Incorporating a Startup

We all know the important role venture capitalists play in providing capital to companies in exfihchange for equity stake. I was wondering if one should hire a finder to locate venture capitalists? If so, what are some advantages and disadvantages? And how do you find an ideal finder as well?...

asked: UTC 2020-07-28 01:29 AM
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Is the Guy Kawasaki model of creating a pitch deck still the best approach for today's Angel Investors and VC firms?

Topic: Startup and Venture Capital ,    Subtopic: Pitch Decks Tags: investing vc

Coach Kelvin wrote an interesting article on the 10/20/30 approach and Guy's pitch deck template. It's a great analysis of the book's key points and a quick read for anyone interested.   https://coachkelvin.com/why-startups-need-a-pitch-deck-template-with-the-10-20-30-rule/   There are...

asked: UTC 2020-11-19 11:59 AM
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