How to Raise Pre-Seed and Seed Startup Funds
Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO
Less than 1% of startup pitches result in funding. While most entrepreneurs over-emphasize pitch decks, smart founders focus on fundability. Successful founders follow a proven five-step process to efficiently raise pre-seed and seed funds for their early stage startup. This class dives into important keys to raise early-stage funds, including:
- Due diligence and legal pitfalls
- Financial projections and models
- Funding strategy
- Inflection points and funding milestones
- Idea validation
- Traction metrics
- Pitch effectiveness and tracking
- Negotiating term sheets
Attendees will learn the Prepare, Plan, Execute, Sell, and Close (PPESC) process to effectively build a fundable startup and then close Pre-Seed and Seed funding.
Fundable Startups provides coaching, training, and tools that helps founders build healthy, fundable companies. As a published author and a CEO, CTO or tech vice president of five startups with three exits, Sam Wong leads Fundable Startups in creating premium, deep-dive, visual training and tools to help founders with great execution.