The Ultimate Guide To Making Your Startup Irresistible To Venture Capitalists with Kelly Lyons
Navigating the start-up world can be an exhilarating experience, but it can also be a challenging journey. It is fast-paced and constantly evolving, demanding a unique set of skills from founders. Founders understand the necessity of raising funds and the benefits of leveraging the additional skill-set, network and expertise of the investors they raise funds from. They also understand the time commitment, stress and challenges that arise during the fundraising process. Kelly Lyons created her company to help ease that stress and minimize the difficulty in closing funding rounds.
When it comes to successfully raising funds for a start-up, having a strong narrative and transparent financials that are clearly communicated in a compelling pitch deck can make all the difference. Without them, even the most promising ideas can fall short and fail to raise the funding needed to grow. This is where experts like Kelly come in.
Kelly founded Lyonshare, combining her expertise in crafting compelling stories and her financial background from years of working in investment banking, to help her clients secure over $2B in funding. She helps entrepreneurs figure out what makes their companies investible and retell their stories in a way that resonates with target investors all while clearly laying out their financial projections. In this episode of Limitless, Kelly shares how start-ups can increase their chances of raising investor funds.
IN THIS LIMITLESS PODCAST EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN
- The strategies Kelly has used to help her clients secure over $2 billion in funding
- How to land investor meetings
- How to increase your chances of getting funded once a meeting is secured
- The financials needed in your pitch deck and how to forecast them
- How to manage investor relations post raise
- What the different stages of fundraising are and what metrics you need for each of them
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