7 Paths to Raise Pre-Seed investment in your Idea Stage Startup

7 Paths to Raise Pre-Seed investment in your Idea Stage Startup

*VC firms earn 30 % or higher IRR

*8 out of 10 portfolio companies of VCs fail.

*80 % of VC dollars go to companies that generate at least $100,000 per month in revenue

*Average pre-seed deal is about $300,000.

*Average Seed stage deals $1.2 million

7 Paths to Raise Pre-Seed investment in your Idea Stage Startup:

  1. Founder investment  77%

    Most popular way

  2. Friends and family  82%

    Money can complicate personal relationships

  3. Angel investors

    Toughest sell at the pre-seed stage

    Angels want to see early traction

    Preexisting relationship needed

    Strong concept needed

    Unique market opportunity  needed

  4. Corporate partners

    Innovating within a corporate setting is tough

    Innovate by partnering with Startup

  5. Grants, prizes and pitch competitions

    Increase brand visibility

    Make transformative professional connections

  6. Customer-funded startups

    Bootstrap with user fee

    Forces entrepreneurs to learn how to sell

  7. Accelerators

    Get funding or mentorship

Co-Founder & CEO of 99Crores, Clinicopedia, uMedico

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