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Investor Readiness Questions asked by founders – answered in the Knowledge Base
- We still haven’t got traction. how can we convince investors?
- How much salary can I put in the financial plan for the founders?
- How do I derive my revenue potential and is there public data on market sizing?
- When can I start talking to investors?
- How many shares should I give to an investor?
- How to split financing round into tickets?
- Which legal structure do I need to get an investor on board?
- How much is an investor usually getting per financing round?
- How can I avoid being ripped off by the investor?
- I am single-founder, is this a problem?
- How long does fund raising take?
- When is the right time to start raising?
- Can I do two seed rounds?
- What is a cap table?
The key2investors knowledge base was created to provide instant answers to many questions we have heard quite often over the last years. During numerous workshops on the investor process, negotiations, or startup valuations, as well as coachings, online sessions, and process guidance we collected the frequently asked things and put the answers in our knowledgebase. Now it is accessible and continuously filled with additional questions startups have around this topic. If you want to ask your own questions and get them answered, send us a message, we are here to support and expand the collection on the go for everybody.
“A big thank you for your workshop “Debunking the investor process” in our Accelerator programme at Gateway. It was an absolute highlight for me this year. Especially the concept of “Rich or King” will accompany me from now on.”
Traxit investor readiness
Big thanks to all SWG Team and all supporting and external mentors for the highly valuable insights. In particular Paola Gariglio, Juan Carlos Martinez Barrio, Petra Wolkenstein and Patrick Collins. We loved being there and being pushed to the limits!
SaaS Accelerator investor readiness training
It was great having you here Petra, thank you for all the support for the founders of our programs!
VoiceRecognition Startup investor readiness
Hi Petra! Thank you for such an energetic and in all senses absolutely excellent and highly valuable SWG Q&A session on anything investor process.
MusicTech Startup investor readiness
Thank you so very much for the SWG Q & A session on anything investor process. That was very insightful!
HealthTech Startup investor readiness
The program of Startup Wise Guys was an invaluable resource of information for our startup, empowering us to understand all facets of the startup journey. Big thanks to our mentors: Patrick Collins, Petra Wolkenstein, Mario Krivokapic, … and the SWG alumni & team.
HRTech Startup investor negotiations
Petra did one of the best workshops when we were participating in the Startup Wise Guys program. She is an expert in negotiations. Her help and suggestions in terms of our company strategy were extremely valuable. Thank you!
We really appreciate the great help and tips we received during Investor Dynamics training. The valuable feedback and hands-on approach gave us a clear picture, what activities are most important for us and how to execute them!
Analytics Startup investor readiness
I just re-watched your videos – they are fantastic! Thank you so much for such a structured and “templates-based” attitude! Also lots of great insights into how an investor thinks during the Q&A sessions.
Productivity Startup investor readiness
Thank you very much for your time and valuable insights on investor-readiness!
Accelerator Program investor readiness
Thank you, Petra, for great insights on the investor readiness topic!
SaaS Startup investor readiness
Really good! The virtual lab was very informative with a lot of useful things to make a better approach to investors.
GreenTech Startup investor matching
Petra helped us in structuring the key message and all relating documents for finding venture capital for a newly founded start-up in the field of green chemicals. She also provided us with contacts and venture opportunities for our mission. We totally appreciated her very experienced, well-skilled but still hands-on way of working with us. Petra is perfectly capable of sensing what her customers really need. We really learnt a lot! Thank you, Petra.
FinTech Startup investor matching
Petra Wolkenstein has supported and consulted us in several phases in a very professional way. Working together has been excellent when looking for new investors. She matched us with qualitatively valuable and very suitable investors. Her cross-border investor network is truly extensive. Many thanks for your excellent and proactive support!
E-Commerce Startup exit
Selling a company is a complex process. When I was looking for a buyer to exit my company, the experience of the consulting team helped a lot. In the end, the professional teaser documentation and the invaluable negotiation support were decisive for the sale.