Posted by Mr. Smith on 2008-05-13
Tags: Preparation Introductions Email
Almost every introduction to a venture capitalist is done through email, and most introductory emails are poorly crafted. The two most common mistakes are: (1) overwhelming a potential investor with too much irrelevant information or (2) avoiding any valuable company information and focusing on the pleasantries.
Companies would be much better served by including a standardized and brief paragraph that described the business in a way that a potential investor can digest quickly. Read on...PRIVATE: Members Only (1937 Characters)
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-02-07
Posted by observer on 2009-01-19
Tags: Funding Sources Introductions Fees
Just saw a link to the document about a middleman sues a company for not paying all the fees for help in getting funded. I will leave to other parties make a conclusions about ethics of this. However the important part was disclosing the details of the agreement that company had signed with Warren Lieberfarb.
Young companies, especially a first time entrepreneur should be careful with paying such a fee in first place. But even if there is no choice to avoid, in any circumstances such a fees can be infinite