10 Strategic Investment Questions Asked to Founders

Pitching to investors is a daunting experience and more often than not ,the investor wants to know more about the person than the product . Here are some of the questions that you should practice to answer before you walk into any pitching session irrespective of your geographical location or whether you are pitching for $10000 or $10M .

  1. Do you or anyone on your team have any previous experience in this field ?
  2. Have you failed or succeeded before ? What did you learn from these experiences ?
  3. Why are you the best person to deliver this product to market ?
  4. What is your pain threshold i.e. how far are you willing to go to succeed ?
  5. Who else is doing this and why now?
  6. Where do you see this company in 5 years time ?
  7. Who else is on your team and why should people join your revolution ?
  8. What motivates you both personally and professionally ?
  9. Why would you take investment from us? Who else is your preferred investor?
  10. How well do you know this market ?

This is not an exhaustive list but it encapsulates everything an angel should know about a prospective investee to decide whether to go further and dig deeper.

This is a modified version. Source: Hackeroom

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