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How to get investors to fund your start-up if you have no track record

If you are a new founder looking to raise funds, here are some of our top tips at Cocoon Capital that will help you get your investor conversation right

Michael Blakey | Tech in Asia 

As an investor in early-stage companies at Cocoon Capital, we meet a lot of first-time entrepreneurs who have little work experience. The main thing we look at is the strength of the founding team. But since most of these startups haven’t generated any revenues yet, we don’t necessarily expect to find a perfect management team.

We also look for founders who are passionate about what they do, confident but not arrogant, and can hustle for business and learn. We look for the ability to attract talent and build a strong team. If you are a new founder looking to raise ...

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First Published: Mon, February 05 2018. 14:39 IST
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