What You Should Know About Investors Before You Tackle Outside Capital

07/01/2015

According to a recent Founders School poll, one of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face is funding. Sure, there's no surprise here. This obstacle often tops the charts in questions like these.

While the answer of “funding” might seem simple, figuring out which part is truly taxing a venture is a little more difficult. 

  • Where do you access funding? 
  • How do you find an investor?
  • Do you even need funding (or the sort of funding you first imagined)?

So before you go all-in on tackling your number one problem, here are three things you should know about investors and the investment process our Founder Genius entrepreneurs.

When You're Most Likely to Receive Investment Interest

If you liked this video, see Jeff Bussgang’s video “What You Need to Know About Venture Capitalists”.


Preparing Your Business For Investment 

If you liked this video, see Jeff Bussgang’s video “Finding and Approaching a VC”.

 

Speak in Timelines (& Do It Quickly)

If you liked this video, see Jeff Bussgang’s video “Negotiating the Deal”.


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