Via Scoop.it – internetbillboards
A startup may have a great pitch and a dedicated team, but you should always perform due diligence before writing a check. Weigh these factors prior to taking the investment plunge. Bill Clark is the CEO of Microventures, a securities broker/dealer that uses crowdfunding to allow investors to invest between $1,000 to $10,000 in startups online. You can follow him on twitter @austinbillc.
You may already know where to find interesting startups, but what do you do once you’re actually ready to invest? It’s important to conduct your own due diligence on a startup before you write a check. You shouldn’t only rely on a great pitch, or assume others are doing the due diligence for you.
Let’s go over some items that you should investigate.
- Crowdfunding Your Startup with MicroVentures (readwriteweb.com)
- 8 Important Term Sheet Items to Evaluate Before Investing in a Startup (mashable.com)
- How Startups Will Benefit if the SEC Relaxes Funding Regulations (mashable.com)
- Financing Options: Friends and Family (avc.com)
- Financing Options: Friends and Family (businessinsider.com)
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