Venture capital and angel investing insights for founders: How investors *should* evaluate your team, product, market, traction, and financial model
In this episode of Ventures, I took the liberty to record a short monologue that outlines how I (https://www.linkedin.com/in/wclittle/) and my partners at Prota Ventures (https://www.protaventures.com) evaluate early stage venture deals and teach new investors how to conduct basic diligence. I briefly discuss what aspects of your founder team, product experience, market dynamics, traction nuances, and believability of your financial model commonly stand out to investors - for better or worse - when making allocation decisions.
If you haven’t yet built a financial model for your business, check out this article series - https://www.startuprocket.com/articles/startup-financial-modeling-part-1-what-is-a-financial-model - written by me ( Troy Henikoff (https://www.linkedin.com/in/troyhenikoff/) and I wrote.
You can also listen to podcasts that Troy and I have done here → https://satchel.works/@wclittle/ventures-episode-14 and here → https://satchel.works/@ProtaVentures/the-prota-podcast-ep7