Sales cycles in the biopharma world look nothing like software sales; it might be years before you have any kind of asset worth selling or licensing. With a DocSend data room, we're able to show traction to stakeholders in a polished way.
Launching a business is a significant undertaking, let alone launching a dating app during a global pandemic. Building So Syncd has been a steep learning curve and, to help other founders in their journey, I'm sharing key insights I've learned, so far.
From pitch deck to product readiness, early-stage founders have to navigate lots of uncertain variables when seeking investor funding. Youri Doeleman, Partner at global VC firm Antler, shares advice on how startup founders can position themselves to succeed on the fundraising trail.
Even though Swell had introductions or inbound contacts with many firms from the beginning, their pitching strategy ended up being a bit counterintuitive. Here's how they crafted a narrative and landed their lead investor.
The pandemic won’t last forever, and weddings are poised to come roaring back, so we spent extra time on our deck to assure potential investors that the rebound is much sooner and more profitable than they thought.
When COVID happened, it blew up our idea because people simply couldn’t meet up in person anymore. However, because I still believed in our mission and vision, We decided to pivot and turn our idea into a video-first community platform.