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‘Startup Funding’ Category

August 5, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Entrepreneurs

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Categories: Startup Funding, Uncategorized

I’m often asked if investors consider the founders personal brand or reputation when deciding to invest. There are a few common misconceptions that new entrepreneurs make. One of those is that investors make decisions about investing capital solely on the metrics of the business itself. While investors certainly scrutinize the numbers of the company, they […]

Elevator Pitch: The Top 10 Things You Need to Include for Angel Investors As an entrepreneur, you need to have an elevator pitch for your business. Rehearsing and memorizing this short 30-60 second spiel about your business will make investing significantly easier. There will be many opportunities as you’re networking to give a short pitch […]

July 15, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: angel investor, Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

Part II: Reasons Why Crowdfunding May Not Work for Your Startup So, in Part 1 we looked at the 2 main types of crowdfunding platforms, what I call basic crowdfunding platforms and then equity crowdfunding platforms. Basic platforms like Kickstarter are usually best for consumer products and manufacturing-based campaigns since you can offer a discount […]

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 […]

As a startup entrepreneur, one of the most critical sets of documents that you will prepare the perfect startup pitch deck. This term denotes the presentation that you will give to prospective investors, letting them know how fantastic your company is and giving them a solid reason to invest in your business. Typically, pitch decks […]

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 […]

May 6, 2020

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by: Jonathan Hung

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Tags: Startup Funding

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Categories: Startup Funding

Entrepreneurs of aspiring startups often feel immense pressure to make their companies succeed. There are many reasons for this feeling. First, there’s usually money riding on the line, from friends, family, and investors. Second, entrepreneurs often have a passion and drive. They want to succeed, do well, and change the world. Finally, many people feel […]