Abstract: just as we don’t learn these things in school, no one in real life will tell you what to do after completing the seed financing. Not only that, you should not be able to find a completely useful guide on the founder of the financing should pay attention to etiquette and rules.
have to say to raise funds is a celebration, but in the process of raising money, you will inevitably develop into a kind of endless and sometimes even harder to sell, a show.
of course, the performance here is not simply to sing a song, or a dance, but you have to show their enthusiasm, let the other party to see your professionalism and integrity.
if you are able to complete all of the above, and to show investors that they want to see before the formal signing of the kind of self-confidence, then the possibility of success is very large. But you have to start thinking about a new relationship with investors after you get their money. Because, you need to use their own and the company’s performance to maintain their interest and trust, so that they continue to invest.
now has a lot of recommendations in the circle of venture capitalists, they will tell the founder of the first financing, how to find the right investors, and to sell them and lobbying. But just as we don’t learn it at school, no one in real life will tell you what to do after completing the seed financing. Not only that, you should not be able to find a completely useful guide on the founder of the financing should pay attention to etiquette and rules.
but today, I would like to use my own experience and the experience of the road to provide some advice for people in need.
48 hours after the completion of
financing is critical
is not the best way to make sure that all the money goes into your bank account, or to sign a new office lease, not to rush to expand the size of the company and the core team. Because before that, you can’t be completely sure you’re out of the woods.
sometimes, even the list of investment terms and have signed the investment agreement, may also occur in the breach of contract. Once the founder did any of the above three points, then it is equivalent to the investor issued a warning signal, because the founder in financial management or business operations, may also lack the ability of little heat, still needs to be improved.
once the company has announced the completion of the financing round, it needs to pay more attention to what happened afterwards. Take myself, I announced a few weeks later in the A round of financing, has received many invitations, and they all want to see me, I talk about 15 minutes. At that time, I instantly felt that I became the most popular school