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How to pitch to investors to keep your business dream alive?
Coaching, Funding

How to pitch to investors to keep your business dream alive?

An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made. Having a solid elevator pitch ensures that you know your business very well. Keeping that in mind, you should have a short version to speak within 10-minutes as well as an extended version that includes everything you’d like to give potential investors access to. Begin your pitch with a compelling story. It should address the problem you’re solving in the marketplace. This will engage your audience right out of the gate. You will also need to detail how much capital you are seeking, how much money is already invested in your business and how much you plan on using the money. Build a user persona or your ideal customer when spe...
Introducing India’s Angel Investor of the week: Sunil Kalra
Funding, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing India’s Angel Investor of the week: Sunil Kalra

Funders Gallery A startup requires money for various reasons ranging from seed capital, to promote products and to acquire technological equipment and so on. In today's world, apart from banks and financial institutions, there are various ways through which a new venture can raise funds for its requirements. One such method is to raise money from Angel Investors who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Mr. Sunil Kalra is a Board Member of Innoveda Biological Solutions. He is also a Board Member of Powermat Technologies. He has a BBA degree in Marketing and International Trade from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a member of Indian Angel Network and Harvard Business Angels. Professional Accomplishments Between 2003 and 2013, he was an active member of...
Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera
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Introducing India’s Budding Angel Investor:Ankush Gera

Funders Gallery Founders are responsible for building companies for creating the right culture to promote innovation and growth. The company’s vision should be an interpretation of their own ideas and execution. An idea requires funding in its journey and angel investors are the ones who provide capital for startups to grow. Who? Ankush Gera, the Founder/CEO at Junglee Games is a stage agnostic angel investor. He previously founded Monsoon Company, a boutique software company that was acquired by Capital One which helped Yammer, TOMS, Zazzle, HP, and other fortune 100 clients launch their mobile experiences. Ankush is a limited partner in funds Metastable, Upshift, Fearless.vc, Tandeme, Kae Capital and a Venture Partner at Unshackled. He is on the board of Kunai, Kintohub and ...
Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl
Coaching, Funding, Recognization, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing India’s Top Angel Investor:Kunal Bahl

Funders Gallery We believe ideas are worthless until you get then out of your head and see what they do and it it is a base when it comes to business as a whole. Whether its an initial period or an expansion phase for a business, it requires funding in its journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investor profile in our Funders Gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? Kunal is the co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Private Limited, India's largest no-frills, value focused marketplace. Previously, he has also worked at companies such as Deloitte Consulting and Microsoft in the US. Kunal is an engineer from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a business degree from The Wharton School. He loves backpacking through ...
Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event
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Opportunity to learn about startups growing quickly during Covid 19: Learn from this Live Online Event

We have always known that entrepreneurs were risk takers and they make visions into reality by developing new products, processes and markets. So what happens when all the definitions for entrepreneurship merge? You get today’s young entrepreneur. During Covid 19 where the world economy seems shaking, there still exists a spectrum of hope that can help you make money and do good in the world at the same time. Earlypad Handpicked Events Watch pitches from innovative seed-stage startups growing rapidly as a result of the pandemic, and ask the founders questions. Founder Institute Alumni that has raised over $950M in funding and are worth $20B is organising a live and interactive online event for budding entrepreneurs,angels and VC's. Start Date: Thu Jul 16, 2020Starts at:...
Introducing Angel Investor Ranjan Anandan: Startup Investment and Mentorship
Recognization, Startup Talk, Stories

Introducing Angel Investor Ranjan Anandan: Startup Investment and Mentorship

Funders Gallery An idea makes the business and we believe funding is like a fuel in the startup journey. We at Earlypad are conducting Market Research and introducing active investors profile in our funders gallery to help startup founders with ready to access information. Who? An alumnus of Standford University and a BSc from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ranjan Anandan held a key role at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, after which he worked at Dell Inc as the Vice president. Ranjan Anandan, the former Mananging Director and Vice President of Google India, currently working as Managing Director at Sequoia Capital is focusing on startup investments and mentoring. Under his leadership,Microsoft India had emerged as the top subsidiary among emerging markets, includin...
What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?
Coaching, Market Research

What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?

Startup Founders should be well prepared when pitching their startup companies to angel investors . The failure to have reasonable answers to the probable questions will decrease the likelihood of the entrepreneur’s company to receive funding and support by investors. The following is a list of key questions all entrepreneurs should be well prepared to answer during their investor pitch:    So, expect that you will need to cover the following: What does the company do?What is unique about the company?What big problem does it solve?How big is the market opportunity?Where are the headquarters?        Opportunity in the Market   You will need to showcase that the market opportunity is meaningfully large and growing. You wi...