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As much as you need to build out the product and raise at a 3-4x increased valuation. Typically that's 500K-1.5M and gives you 1.5-2 years of runway to build product, customers and team.

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Very little. At the angel/seed stage, they're investing in the founders, so there's no expectation of patents, etc... They might check that you're incorporated in good standing, and ensure you have a solid startup/corporate lawyer, and have good employment and IP ownership agreements with your s...

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To answer your questions: 1) Mobile companies at your stage usually raise angel funding at a valuation equivalent of $5,000,000 for US based companies and $4,000,000 to $4,500,000 for Canadian companies. 2) The valuation is a function of how much you raise against that valuation. For instance, s...

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It sounds like you already have an MVP, awesome. Now you need some evidence that people want to pay for it. Make a landing page from your MVP which shows visitors its main exciting features. Have a link called 'Learn More', which leads to a form asking for user info (name, email, etc.). To make ...

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I'm a small-time investor and have been working for and with startups for 13 years. The time to take seed capital is: - When you've proven demand for your product by making sales. - When you have at least one repeatable, predictable, and profitable system in place for selling your product. - ...

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Investors fund businesses that show promise and a handful of bookings wouldn't cut the deal. How are you going about marketing and branding it? If you have a strong website that offers flawless experience, then, the right marketing strategy can be the game changer to attract the target audience...

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There's no downside to raising on a note other than that any fundraising is time-consuming. It is becoming standard practice to raise money from angels on notes with caps adjusting upwards based on key points of the business proving more viable. The worst mistake I see many accelerator compa...

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If you feel you're ready to raise a seed round, there are a handful of seed stage funds that like to lead deals. Here they are in no particular order: Harrison Metal Homebrew Floodgate Felicis Freestyle SoftTech Baseline MHS Fuel Capital First Round Boldstart True Ventures CRV You want to fig...

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I have been involved in agriculture for over 30 years. The answer, like so many things is: it depends. Most states, but not all, regulate seed wholesalers and require a license. The licensing requirements vary from state to state-some are rigorous, others are like a library card. As to finding a...

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When someone invests in your business they aren't actually investing in your business, they are investing in you. It's good to keep that in the back of your head. From that point then when they say "go prepared" it probably means in relation to how well you know the person. If you're asking you...

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