- Is your team experienced, driven, coach-able, and willing to cede some control and decision-making authority to outside investors?
- Do you have a clear market segment?
- Is there a demonstrable and significant demand for your proposed solution or product?
- Are the projected revenues in your product category large and growing?
- Can this be a several hundred million dollar market?
- Have you identified potential competitors?
- Do you understand your company’s differentiation points?
- Will true barriers to entry help your company to maintain a competitive advantage?
- Have you proven the concept behind your product or technology?
- Can this be confirmed with data or by objective experts?
- Have you built a comprehensive business plan to commercialize the
Protected intellectual property
- Have you protected your intellectual property?
- Have you performed an exhaustive search to be sure that you are not infringing on patents or trademarks held by others?
- Do you have a plan to achieve widespread market penetration for your products and services?
- How will you do this as efficiently as possible?
- Will you create an internal, direct sales team, or will you rely on external channel partners?
- Can you demonstrate how consistent margins and cash flow growth will be achieved?
- Do you require between $100,000 to $1,000,000 to finance growth activities, including product development, recruiting key staff, launching sales and marketing activity?
- Have you developed reasonable financial projections – including
an income statement, cash flow and balance sheet and supporting
spreadsheets – based on logical, realistic assumptions?
- Do you have a clear exit strategy that will enable angel investors to
generate a return of at least ten times their initial investment within five to seven years?
- Have you developed a comprehensive business plan that articulates
your key business strategies for how you will grow your venture?
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