How to pitch me 15 investors talk about what theyre looking for in August 2023 | TechCrunch

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  • For the initial request for a meeting, however, I’m very happy to receive either a well-written memo or a deck.In August 2023, what are some of the top questions founders need to ask investors?Founders are well advised to be cautious when including angel investors who are new to investing.
  • We much prefer an engaging back-and-forth discussion around specific questions we are interested in learning more about.A discussion results in much deeper insights from a founder, which can be extremely helpful in deciding if we want to dig into further diligence.
  • Our sector and stage focus include digital health and techbio companies who are at seed or pre-seed stage.How do you prefer to be approached: a cold email, a warm intro, or another method?
  • It’s important for founders to understand how VCs have handled these interactions previously.It’s easy for a VC to be highly supportive and go the extra mile for their fastest-growing companies in their portfolio; however, what’s more indicative of their future behavior is how they support companies experiencing more hardship.
  • We predominantly invest in B2B companies in pre-seed stage and seed-stage companies, usually becoming the first institutional check into the business.
  • For founders, a discussion-based approach can be more beneficial too, as it lets them understand exactly what investors want to learn more about in a more thoughtful manner.
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