This $1,695 package includes four private online sessions with me working on your financing, and the offline work needed to review and edit your deck. It will greatly improve your BUSINESS, not just your deck. You will be "Level 5", or at least "angel ready" by the time we are done if you follow the guidance I give. This process usually takes 4-8 weeks, depending on your ability to focus on that work.
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Firstly, there are several categories of help, and some deserve the cost and effort while others do not.
Finders, people that claim they will introduce you to investors are generally just conman, or women. Rarely, if ever, do these people have any real influence or credibility. By definition, if they are getting paid something to do this, then they have lost all credibility by creating a conflict of interest.
Absolutely not. These people are usually pretty much scammers. It is illegal for anyone, except SEC licensed brokers, to sell stock to other people. There is some gray area here, as they can make introductions, but these usually have no weight at all with investors. And they can never take a percentage of the stock or cash in the close for these “introductions”. Run,
These stages have evolved over time and the ranges are somewhat elastic, mainly based on the quality of the team involved. If you have three top people with 15+ years’ experience and success each as CEO, Chief of Product Development and head of sales/marketing you may be able to get a pre-money valuation of $5M to $10M today with a quality deal.
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