Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pitching early stage investors

Pitching investors is an art form that takes almost endless practice to get really good at. Here is a list of 7 things that will help you improve your pitch and hopefully get that cheque: 1. Use storytelling. Have you ever tried pitching holiday plans to your friends? Instead of telling them straight away about your idea for a destination, […]

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Should I raise money for my startup?

I have raised more than $8M for 3 different startups and I still find it hard figuring out when and if to raise money. Are you building the right thing? Are you and your startup at the right stage? Is your team competent enough? Try this flowchart and find the answer. If you are indeed […]

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Finding investors – by hacking AngelList

How do you find investors? It’s probably the question that founders ask me the most and with a good reason too – investors can be really hard to find. The question that quickly follows is naturally how to successfully contact them once they have been pointed out. I usually say that dealing with investors is […]

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