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Earlypad Monthly/Quarterly Investor Update Template
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Earlypad Monthly/Quarterly Investor Update Template

A startup founder has to face many challenging situations during the startup journey. Between product development, its distribution, employee satisfaction , etc it can be very tough to make time for investor relationships. However, when organised properly, those investors can often be a valuable resource for startups. Apart from providing capital, investors offer advice, expertise, introductions, and more. It is your duty as a founder to let your investors know what is happening with your business so they can help.  An investors’ success is directly proportional to the success of their portfolio company. Your investors likely have other investments and can’t be expected to know exactly where to help each company. By sending regular investor updates you can stay top of mind
Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart
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Earlypad Introduces Indian Funded Startup of the Week: BluSmart

Startups, technology and innovation are exciting and effective instruments for India's transformation.New startups embody the creativity and innovation of young people. Funding increases visibility and attracts the attention of the market. It adds value to business thereby increasing credibility among customers. This week Earlypad has come up with one such interesting startup story of an electric cab hailing app BlueSmart that is transforming Indian cities by providing 100% Electric,sustainable and most reliable mobility solutions. About Startup BluSmart Blu Smart Mobility is a provider of electric shared smart mobility platform for efficient, affordable, intelligent and sustainable transportation. Blu Smart is making people move smarter in Gurgaon and Delhi NCR. Vision an...
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:
Investors Interest in Consumer Products Startups Surged Amid Covid-19
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Investors Interest in Consumer Products Startups Surged Amid Covid-19

Consumer products startups saw funding jump in Q1’20 while fintech industry witnessed one of the worst quarters in years. Consumer products funding was up 36% quarter-over-quarter, garnering $3.3B across 366 deals. Q1’s surge was largely driven by mega-rounds in the alternative proteins, gaming, and fitness spaces.  Lets have a look at the consumer products areas that have seen the most growth amid Covid. 1. Food and beverage Food and beverage startups saw funding soar in Q1’20, raking in $1.3B — more than double the dollars compared to the prior quarter — across 106 deals.  Sustainability and health remained top of mind for investors, with Impossible Foods’ $500M Series F coming in as one of the largest deals of the quarter. Alternative protein companies
Why do 90% of Startups Fail?
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Why do 90% of Startups Fail?

Most entrepreneurs think they are building the next big thing and are very much confident about their idea. They have a strong belief of having their startup scale up in no time. In reality, over 90% of them fail. So how can you turn your ideas into reality? Are you solving people's problem and making their lives feel better? Most people fail because they make mistakes that they could have prevented. Preventing them will allow to work on things that actually create value for your customers. Want to build a successful startup? Prevent These Mistakes. Mistake 1- Focus only on building and not on customers. Life is too short to build something nobody wants!- Ash Maurya Try to solve a meaningful problem for other people. Most startups fail because they don't under...
What Do Angel Investors Look For Before Investing in Startups?
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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
Best Emerging Startups 2019
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Best Emerging Startups 2019

With each passing day we are heading towards an AI-enabled world and this a great time for tech startups to have an impact on the startup ecosystem. As we all know AI & Robotics will rule the future, many venture capitalists and tech investors are looking forward for all the innovative ideas that can turn into reality. Since there are hundreds of new startups launching every year , the real question is : How can you trace out the best startups that will flourish in 2019 ? We have decided to save you the trouble . Check out the list of the most promising new startups of 2019 based on their success stories, uniqueness and the venture-backed funding they have raised so far. https://www.facebook.com/earlypad/videos/2279380905471523/ Did we miss any of the best startups th...
Funding Series: List of 9 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (15-October to 21-October 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 9 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (15-October to 21-October 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 15-October to 21-October 2018. Altogether there are 9 startups that could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 9 startups – BookmyBai, FarmersFZ and Mynax has secured an undisclosed amount from their investors. myGate Bangalore-based myGate is a mobile-based security management solution for gated premises. · Founded Year: 2016 · Founders: Vivaik Bharadwaaj, · Funding: myGate has secured an amount of Rs. 65 Cr in series A round of funding led by Prime Venture Partners. The startup plans to expand to 10 cities including Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi/NCR and is targeting 10 x growths in 2019 with its funds. Mynvax Bangalore-based Mynva
Funding Series: List of 10 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (8-October to 14-October 2018
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Funding Series: List of 10 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (8-October to 14-October 2018

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 8-October to 14-October 2018. Altogether there are 10 startups who could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 10 startups – RevFin and Sattvaponics has secured an undisclosed amount from their investors. GoZefo Bangalore-based GoZefo an early stage eCommerce startup committed to giving buyers and sellers an absolutely hassle free used furniture shopping experience. · Founded Year: 2015 · Founders: Arjit Gupta, Himesh Joshi, Karan Gupta, Rohit Ramasubramanian · Funding: GoZefo has secured an amount of Rs.210 Million in a venture round of funding led by FJ Labs. ElaWoman New Delhi-based ElaWomen, a data-driven platform which lis
Funding Series: List of 10 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (01-October to 07-October 2018)
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Funding Series: List of 10 Indian Startups Who Secured Funding (01-October to 07-October 2018)

Earlypad brings you a fresh edition of Funding Series of Indian Startups who secured funding in the week of 01-October to 07-October 2018. Altogether there are 10 startups who could make noise in the Indian startup economy in this week. Out of these 10 startups –Snackible has secured an undisclosed amount from their investors. Cardekho Gurgaon-based Online car classifieds Cardekho is a place where you can read fresh news, and road tests; browse recently shot images and videos, compare car features, prices, and other car specifications. · Founded Year: 2005 ·Founders: Amit Jain, Anurag Jain · Funding: Cardekho has secured an amount of $75 Million in series C round of funding led by Hillhouse Capital Group, Ratan Tata, Times Internet, Dentsu, HDFC Bank and Tybourne. Elas