Here's what we usually ask companies when we start getting to know them. This helps us get a better understanding of who you are and what you are doing. Our goal is to understand if and how we can create value for you.
- Company name.
- Company Website URL.
- Company legal structure (Delaware LLC, etc).
- Contact name, phone number and e-mail address.
- CEO Name and Linkedin URL.
- CFO, COO, CMO, CTO etc. names and linkedin URL.
- Other key personnel, founders and advisers names and linkedin URL.
- Where is your main office located?
- Starfund may perform a background check on you and your team members using both an outside service and our in house DD process. Please confirm you grant us permission to do so.
- Please share 1 or 2 references for each key team member.
- One line description of business (eg: peer-to-peer ride sharing).
- Business category: B2B/B2C/B2B2C/Other.
- Business industry (retail, e-commerce, financial services, etc).
- Financial revenue model.
- Briefly describe your business strategy.
- Why is now the right time for your product or service.
- Please describe the main characteristics and projected size of your target market?
- What geographies / countries are you initially targeting?
- Please list your main competitors in order of importance.
- What are your points of differentiation.
- What are your competitive advantages.
- Why will you beat the competition.
- Current Financing stage.
- Who are your current investors and what are the main terms of their investments?
- Please share or list your current cap-table.
- How much and when are you looking to raise in your next financing round?
- Anticipated use of capital from next financing round.
- Please include your presentation deck.
Traction and proof of concept:
- Please describe your traction and proof of concept to date using the most relevant metrics for your company (# active users, RMR, deals signed, etc).
- Is there anything else important that we should know?
- Are there any other important documents we should look at? (please upload).