STARTUPS: For every startup that attempts to plough ahead via the bootstrapping route, many others (probably dozens more) opt for external funding via a venture capital fund. Whilst it is clearly not an easy process, securing that much needed investment can achieved with the right attitude and a fair degree of luck. Read more on Both Sides Of The Table.
A process that countless startups go through, but picking a venture capital partner when trying to raise money is hard.
Many startups don’t really have much to go on to decide who would make a good fit.
Reputation of firm? Of partner? Deals already done in a similar sector or industry?
It’s a bit of all of these.
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