Accelerate Your Startup Success: Benefits of Participating in an Accelerator

Accelerate Your Startup Success: Benefits of Accelerators

Startups that participate in structured accelerator programs have a higher chance of success compared to those that don’t. This is because accelerator programs offer a wealth of resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities that can help startups reach their goals more efficiently and effectively. A study conducted by Gust and the Startup Genome Project found that…

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Top UK angel investment groups: National and regional

You’ve got to know who’s investing in your region. This gives you the opportunity to carefully assess who to approach and who to let into your business as an investor. This article lists top Angel Groups in the UK, both National and Regional, that can potentially help you if you would seek angel investment. Jump…

the future of investing is data-driven

The future of investing is data-driven

The private markets have performed better over the past two decades than the public markets. And LP allocations increasingly go to a large extent to existing GPs with growing fund sizes. As a result of increased dry powder, more funds are competing for deals, leading to higher valuations, and larger deals. Due to this and…

The Future of VC: Investment intelligence
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  • September 15, 2022

The future of VC: investment intelligence

Investing in venture capital is a long-term game with many uncertainties. A complex industry where forecasting decisions is difficult. The role of data signals in investing is inseparable from today’s investment decisions. Multi-source data sources are increasingly used in data-driven investment strategies, which give investors a competitive edge. The future of VC points to investment…

Family offices as startup investors

The rise of family offices as startup investors

Family offices have been on the rise as an important source of startup funding. They have emerged as investors and taken an active role in shaping up the startup world. Family offices have been closely associated with the ultra-wealthy. In fact, many are high net worth individuals. More family offices are breaking free from stereotypes…

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My investment campaign isn’t working – what am I doing wrong?

Seeking and winning investment is the most difficult part of any entrepreneur’s journey. You’ve got a great product or service and a terrific pitch, but you can’t seem to secure investment. Don’t get demoralised, this happens to many brilliant businesses. There are plenty of reasons it’s not working yet, and we’re going to show you…

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Why Harnessing FOMO is the Key to Investment Success

It’s human nature to have a fear of missing out – and investors deal with FOMO just like the rest of us. Check out how you can harness potential investors’ FOMO to pave your path to investment success. With the fear of missing out, investors suffer more because they’re acutely aware of how disastrous letting a potentially…

The Four Key Questions Investors Will Ask You

The Four Key Questions Investors Will Ask You

Becoming an investable entrepreneur requires so much more than simply having an incredible product or service. A prospective investor will want to be satisfied with a whole range of other factors before they’ll back your business, and what those factors are will largely depend on the nature of your business and the type of investment…

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Why startup investor relations for fundraising is essential

Startup investors invest in the vision of the founding team. They like to believe that your startup idea is great, and the reason it will work is because of you. Therefore, getting them on board in your startup fundraising process is not just for them investing money in your company but working with you on this journey you need…

The dream of every startup founder
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  • September 19, 2021

Venture fundraising guide

This article is divided into a simple 5 part series as a fundraising guide for founders who are currently raising capital for their startup. 1. Are we investor ready? Start by asking yourself, “What do I have to offer a potential investor?”  You might feel that your story is inspiring and your product or service is…