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5 Steps To Finding The Best Investor For Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Personal funds imply the most commitment, and offshore funding is most suspect. While I recognize that there continues to be a shortage of venture capital for new entrepreneurs, compared to the demand, don’t succumb to the temptation to take funds from investors that you are not totally comfortable with.

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5 Keys To Vetting Investors Before You Accept Funding

Startup Professionals Musings

Personal funds imply the most commitment, and offshore funding is most suspect. While I recognize that there continues to be a shortage of venture capital for new entrepreneurs, compared to the demand, don’t succumb to the temptation to take funds from investors that you are not totally comfortable with.

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Size Up Your Investors Before Accepting Their Money

Startup Professionals Musings

Personal funds imply the most commitment, and offshore funding is most suspect. While I recognize that there continues to be a shortage of venture capital for new entrepreneurs, compared to the demand, don’t succumb to the temptation to take funds from investors that you are not totally comfortable with.

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5 Ways To Check Your Investor Intent Before Signing

Startup Professionals Musings

Personal funds imply the most commitment, and offshore funding is most suspect. While I recognize that there continues to be a shortage of venture capital for new entrepreneurs, compared to the demand, don’t succumb to the temptation to take funds from investors that you are not totally comfortable with.

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How Gigmor Is Looking To Connect Musicians With Gigs, with David Baird

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I can't imagine starting a service, like Airbnb, Uber, and other now famous marketplaces, and starting with zero users on either the supply or demand side. We did not start from scratch on that side, either. It's tremendously hard. I think we've got an advantage, to kickstart this, and move faster than they were in the early days.

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Entrepreneurs Due Diligence on Investors Is Smart

Startup Professionals Musings

Of course, you need to listen for biases, but local angel group leaders can quickly tell you who the bad angels and good angels are, and what kind of terms they typically demand. Be wary of individuals or funds sourced from offshore. Network with other entrepreneurs.