Writing a Cold Email Template for Venture Capital Investors

Writing a Cold Email Template for Venture Capital Investors

Tl;dr: You need to raise money and know you should have warm intros but you have no network. Now you need to reach out to investors cold. Your chances of getting a response are low, but you can improve them if you write your email properly. In this blog we go through the ins and outs of writing a cold …

raise without product

25 startups that raised without a product

Tl;dr: 25startups that raised without a product (Some without a pitch deck!). Yes it is possible. It’s just not likely. I’m a top writer on Quora. That means I see a lot of questions. One that keeps getting asked is “how can I start or raise investment without a product?” Now, I hate this question. The simple answer is YOU …

pitch red flags

40 pitch red flags which will undermine your startup fundraise

Tl;dr: 40 pitch red flags to avoid when fundraising Fundraising? Don’t want to do stupid things? Here’s a blog for you. Now if you have been following me for some time, you know I normally write long blogs. This isn’t one of them. It’s 40 things that investors don’t like. Monkey read, monkey don’t do. Will you sign my NDA = N00B – …

critical feedback

Critical feedback when you are crapping your pants

Now, that sounds like a pretty crazy title, right? But if you are a founder you will understand what I mean by it. When you are balancing precariously on a knife’s edge between ebullient confidence of making a unicorn dent in the universe, and dark depression as to whether you really are crazy and you are going to end up …