Thursday, June 6th, Angela Lee, founder of 37 angels, spelled out the ABC’s of raising capital for the first time for female founders at LadyDrinks. She presented a slide deck with statistics and a treasure trove of resources women can leverage when seeking angel investment dollars for the first time.
Angela Lee’s background
The traditional funding sources
Other ways people are financing businesses
Tips when starting to seek angel funding
Where are women tripping themselves up when raising capital
60% of founders pay themselves
Where are the investment dollars going?
75% of what we are looking for is tech based, because investors are looking for hyper growth.
When a founder is presenting, everything is being evaluated. Both the pitch deck and the style of presentation.
Common mistakes women founders make when starting a business
If you are in the retail space VC’s to look at
Legal Resources for entrepreneurs just starting out
Three newsletters you should subscribe to for startup events
Other great resources
Books to read