Startup businesses need to have their financial, regulatory, organizational, and intellectual property ducks in a row before planning for any capital fund-raising. Angel investors are offering capital funding in exchange for equity ownership. Competition for startup funding is fierce, and risk is high for investors. Below are some of the questions you can expect from investors.
Leadership and Management
Market and Competition
Plan to be able to speak extemporaneously and knowledgeably on markets and competition for your business.
Any early traction? Attorney Jake Posey advises that you should be able to speak comfortably about early successes and your business values; be able to address social and environmental responsibility, transparency, and plans for diversity and inclusion.