Dealing With Draconian Investors
Dealing With Draconian Investors
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In the past year at Globevestor, I have closely witnessed a few instances of startup fundraises where key investors behaved un-admirably, by failing to honor their commitment or trying to re-negotiate previously agreed terms of investment at the last minute.

Mostly this happened at the round closure stage, i.e. post term sheet/ due diligence & during paper-work/ money transfer, despite the investors being well aware of the limited runway & options available to the startup. At worst, they possibly happened specifically because of this knowledge!

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The Pitch Deck
The Pitch Deck
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Writing a pitch deck shouldn’t be very tough, yet many founders struggle with it. The confusion seems primarily on the level of detail required and structure of the deck. I hope this post is of some help.

To be sure, this is intended for early-stage startups targeting investors in India. In my experience, decks in the US are quite brief and are largely a peg for the investor-founder conversation.

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