medium.com – Fundraising sucks, but it sucks even more if you don’t have connections to the investors. Here some tips to get in touch with them.
#1 Do NOT cold call. Get a warm intro instead
Some stats to start with:
At Point Nine, we see around 5,000 companies per year.
But more than 50% of the investments we do come from intros through our network.
Still, around 5% of the investments we do, cold emailed us in the first contact.
There’s a reason for that, when somebody is intro’ing a company, this person already filtered the quality of the startup — which makes the life of a lazy VC easier 😉
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