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You didn't provide much information about your startup. This I think is critical to properly answer this question. Be analytical however. Put yourself in the investors position and determine with each investor if they would entertain that idea, as you put it. If not, don't risk losing their inves...

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Felicidadeds on raising $50k so far! Before you pitch to VCs, it's important to perfect your presentation with a clear ask, a compelling story and a unique value proposition. I'll bet each VC in Silicon Valley has heard from 20 people this week claiming to have a product that will "revolutioniz...

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It's very difficult. I would start with angels -- I think traditional VCs will not do it at all due to financial regulations and lack of physical presence. Try AngelList. Try for 500s or other groups which specifically like to invest outside of America.

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As someone who is deeply involved with startup studios, here are a few hints. 1. First, calculate your optimal scale of operations. In our startup studio this was about 12-15 people core team + dedicated ceo-s for each startup experiment 2. Raise funds for the studio, for at least 12-18 months. Y...

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Unless you are a founder with prior successes that are notable or relevant to your new startup, the answer is a clear no.

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It's not that Canadian VC's are risk adverse as much as they are not well positioned to invest at the seed stage where risk is highest. Canadian VC's used to enjoy a supply/demand imbalance where they could rely on being able to have a high chance to participate in a great Canadian company's rou...

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Agree with Chris (Above). Here's my 1-2-3. 1. A warm intro is brilliant - especially from a company they funded before OR missed out on that did darn well. 2. Keep answers short, but loaded to enlist questioning from them. This creates a discussion rather than a bombardment. Ask them questions...

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Complete the following sentence Stealth has developed or is developing .... that solves the problem of ..... for ...... When completed you should be able to identity venture capitalist firms who wish to and or have made investments in that space. Corporates are more problematic if your reasons...

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When it comes to raising money you must remember that risk is a perception. Your job is to drain the risk! Below is a link to a resource I provide my investors. The 50 questions are specific to product design/development but the 15 categories are questions that apply to any industry. If you c...

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I'd be happy to help, I've advised many early stage startups on their pitch decks. Feel free to send a Dropbox link to your pitch deck so that I can go through it beforehand, best, Lee

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