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The disadvantage(s) are: These answers address the question assuming the large corporation is the largest shareholder in the investment round or at least 40% of the investment offering. Public perception: You raised the issue in your question. How many of your potential customers would percei...

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This is a typical problem with any start-up, i.e. intention to trade everything for equity. I am assuming that you're trying to trade equity for cash. In that case I would suggest you to look out for individuals with diversified skills and competencies. The reason being, less the number of indivi...

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In my experience, angel investors bring money but little else. There are exceptions (super angels, etc.), but most angels expect you to run the business, have the ideas, turn them into something profitable and figure out how to make it all work. If your investor has specific expertise in your...

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I disagree with Sal's answer that you shouldn't be pitching at conferences. I built a good chunk of my early network doing exactly that. To be clear though, Sal is right that most investors hate being "pitched" at a conference and that's because the vast majority of founders do it completely wr...

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Ask yourself: -Do you believe in their vision? -Would you leave everything you have to work with them to make their dream come true? -Do you have strong data that tell you that what they say will happen it's true? -Do you think the founders are the best to accomplish what they are going for? -Is...

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Definitely a C-Corp in Delaware. You can use the SAFE (Simple Agreement for Future Equity). That's a better version of the convertible note, made by Paul Graham from Y Combinator. You can find it on his personal website. You should buy the best seller book THE ART OF STARTUP FUNDRAISING by Alej...

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Hi, If you have a good pitch deck and a decent BMC (business model canvas), "all" you need to do is start sending it to investors. There are lots of free, online lists on the internet. The problem isn't finding them, it's making sure that you send the right pitch deck, the perfect emails/contact...

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Hello. My experience showed me that it is definitely not easy to get money from a bank especially in the early stages. It really depends on what type of business you are starting. Banks would usually look for risk management in the form of assets you own in case the business doesn't progress as...

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Study about your bussiness modeling in terms of 1)automated company level 5 (fully automated) 2) sizes and roles of the company directors and members of council and other company department but the major issued your need to considered this cases a) companies sizes ,professional policies and the...

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