Posts Tagged ‘VC’

Top 20 Marketing & Customer Acquisition Strategies for Startups

Here’s a quick overview of the marketing strategies you should have on your hit list:

• Search Engine Optimization – Make sure your websites and apps are optimized for search engines. Hiring an expert isn’t cheap, but it can pay dividends over the life of your company. A good example of this is LinkedIn. When LinkedIn was just beginning, all of its profiles were private. This limited people’s ability to find other people, especially when searching on Google. As soon as LinkedIn made the profiles public and optimized them for search engines, organic traffic took off.

People Who Get Stuff Done (Founders Space) VIDEO

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Never Close the Door (Founders Space) VIDEO

What’s the best way to negotiate a deal?

What are VC looking for in an early-stage startup?

QUESTION:

I’m trying to raise money for my startup, and I was wondering what VC are looking for in an early-stage startup.

ANSWER:

Naomi Kokubo

Naomi Kokubo

by Naomi Kokubo, Cofounder of Founders Space

It’s hard enough to catch a venture capital company’s eye, but convincing them to give you money is even harder. Here are a few tips my partner and I learned after raising funds for three different startups: