How to make your startup ready for VC investment?

Get your MVP developed

Three world-known products launched like MVPs

Buffer

  • free (1 tweet per day, 5 tweets in scheduling)
  • $5/month (10 tweets per day, 50 tweets in scheduling)
  • $20/month ( unlimited number of tweets)
Attracting VC investors through MVP
Buffer’s MVP

Etsy

Airbnb

Find the right investors

Do your research

How VCs invest
Different VCc preferences over venture stage, source: International Journal of Business and Management
Where VC investors invest
Industry preferences of different VCs, source: International Journal of Business and Management

Get connected

Create and send a strong pitch deck

  • start with a strong executive summary that captures the essence of your business
  • include clear and concise slides that explain your business model, product, and team
  • showcase your traction and milestones to prove your business is worth investing in
  • make it clear why you need investors’ money and what the potential returns could be
  • make sure your deck is visually appealing and easy to navigate
Investor pitch deck example
Example of pitch deck for venture capital

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