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‘Investing’ Category

Startup founders and other entrepreneurs frequently ask me what investors consider a company before they invest. While different investors might have a different approach, you can be sure that they have a process they follow to determine what’s a good fit for them. I’ve outlined in part 1 of my exploration some of the key […]

May 27, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: startup

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Categories: Investing, Startup Funding

Founding a startup sometimes feels like a monumental task. You’re fervently working on a new product, creating the corporate structure, finding investors, and learning how to run a business all at the same time. The most critical component of your startup isn’t necessarily the product you build or the paperwork you file. It’s building your […]

Many entrepreneurs have had experience pitching prospective investors in-person. You meet with an investor, go over your presentation, documents, and other pertinent information. They ask some questions, and you ask some as well. If all goes well, you’ll discuss specifics, and eventually, they’ll cut you a check and potentially take a seat on your board […]

April 1, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: angel investor

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Categories: Angel Investor, Investing

Startups frequently meet with angel investors to secure funding. As an entrepreneur, you must make the most of these meetings when you have them. The general wisdom tends to be that angel investors are generally busy people who receive countless idea pitches. Therefore, it can be tempting to think that any offer they put out […]

March 25, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: accelerator, angel investor

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Categories: Investing

Startup accelerators are one of the best ways for new businesses to build their exciting new ideas. For many big-name tech companies, being in a startup accelerator was the first step in a long journey towards an initial public offering (IPO). Airbnb, Stripe, DoorDash, and Dropbox all started as an idea in a startup accelerator. […]