Revenue streams and business models of startups…

Simply put, a business model is about who will pay, how much, at what periodicity and to whom. Revenue stream is about what they will pay for. E.g. if you are selling math practice solutions, your business model could be as follows: “We have a B2B2C model. We will charge parents Rs.250 per child per … Continue reading Revenue streams and business models of startups…

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Managing investor relationships of your startup…

Companies with a healthy relationship with their investors are happier companies. Unhealthy relationship between investors and founders can be quite stressful. That’s why it is critical for startups and their investors to work as a team and be on one side of the table. While some responsibility of ensuring a healthy relationship is obviously with … Continue reading Managing investor relationships of your startup…

How to find the right angel investors for your startup?

Apart from individuals who invest in startups, many angel investors are part of an angel investor network. Angel networks help angel investor members co-invest in startups that have been shortlisted. Often, angel investors invest in sectors they are passionate about, and therefore bring invaluable experience to the startup through their participation as advisors and/or board … Continue reading How to find the right angel investors for your startup?

How much money should you raise for starting up?

Obviously, this depends on the nature of the business, what is required to be done, your and your team’s capabilities, the competition, etc. There is no one ‘correct number’ on the investment required as that number would be different not just for different businesses but also would be different for different execution strategies for the … Continue reading How much money should you raise for starting up?

“How do I convince investors to invest in my startup?”

Investors will invest in your startup if they are convinced that their investment in your venture will multiply over a 3-5 year period. Therefore, to convince them to invest in your venture, you need to excite them about the possibility of multiplying their investment. The concept has to be good, and it has to address … Continue reading “How do I convince investors to invest in my startup?”