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I´m currently looking for a consultant who can support me in reaching out to investors to close our seed round this summer.

We´re a sustainable fashion e-commerce retailer based in Czech Republic and are now looking to expand to Austria and other European markets. We are already registered on several platforms and have had a good response and a few investor meetings already but no deal closed just yet. We have all required documentation and would therefore only be interested in the actual support of reaching out to business angels and VC´s. If you´re available for the task and think you have relevant contacts feel free to contact me.

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Answered 2 months ago

I can't help you reach out to the investors directly, but I can give you some advice on the best approach, when to follow up, platforms for building investor list, tools for reaching out etc.

Feel free to schedule a call.


Answered 2 months ago

You can use LinkedIn to reach out to investors.

I am connected with many investors on LinkedIn. Just today the personal adviser to Kevin Harrington-Original Shark from ABCs Hit Show, Shark Tank connected with me.

Here is how it goes to find investors:
1. You define who you want to reach and where they should be located.
2. You optimize your LinkedIn profile so that it shows what you do and what is in for a potential investor.
3. You search for your ideal investor on LinkedIn.
4. Once connection has been accepted you start a dialogue.
5. If the person seems interested in what you have you make an appointment via Zoom or Skype or phone.
6. Talk with the potential investor and if all makes sense arrange a meeting in Prague or in their city.

The example above happened because I also publish videos on a regular basis.

I am happy to jump on a call and answer all your questions.


Answered 2 months ago

The first thing is what is your startup? What’s do you have? The pitch, the idea, the model, the team...in others no one unless they just want to get your mo eh can help you here blind about the startup.

So pitch the folks here first. If you’ve got something good, powerfully differentiated with protection, any kind of validation plus support in your ecosystem - not just prospects but their customers as well buying in, suppliers, etc..,, then it’s far easier to get help on resources.

Notice what I said - resources. Do not ever make the assumption to go by the book. That’s wrong. The best ideas almost always attract resources - sponsoring cash, facilities, research, supply and prospect support, customers customer support. Many times you can go very far without ever needing to raise formal capital and especially from angels or VCs. The more you need that the sooner, the more likely you are less validated, not vetted or that you are inna complex, longer time and resource intensive venture.

To the former, in manufacturing, devices and materials and allied services across medical, CPG and industrial markets, we help with the finer strategy, the deals and the appropriate reach through to connections, pitching, planning and formal if needed fundraising and debt financing.


Answered 2 months ago

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