Some startups sent invitations to all funds from A to Z without considering their investment strategies. In the end we printed company profiles of all Speed Dating participants. We searched their websites, registered for free trials and explored the products. IS: I bet there are many startups who are hoping for similar results after info Share 2018. They have 15 minutes to show us the product, their plans for development and expansion.What should they have done to prepare a productive meeting? We want to hear about the monthly revenue, the invested capital, the cap table and the number of users.The capital is fully provided by private investors.We represent a „hands-on” approach – we get involved in the life of the project.You'll meet other people in your age and interest group through a series of face-to-face six minute "pre-dates" in a private area at a local upscale restaurant/bar. After a successful "match" and quick exchange of e-mails, I asked Theresa to a local concert.
If you are so successful and busy that you don't have time to meet new people, don't like to date clients or co-workers and are not interested in the bar scene then try Pre-Dating speed dating events! Pre-Dating is a fun, safe and efficient way for busy single professionals to meet in person. September 4: Madison, WI September 4: Orange County, CA September 5: Las Vegas, NV September 5: Albuquerque, NM September 8: Houston, TX September 9: Los Angeles, CA September 9: Pittsburgh, PA September 10: Inland Empire, CA September 10: Tucson, AZ September 10: Cleveland, OH September 10: Tampa Bay, FL - view all speed dating events - "Hi Pre Dating: Myself and Theresa (pictured) were the first couple to chat at a Honolulu Pre Dating event (venue All-Star Hawaii) in March of last year.There are 3 scenarios of what might happen after the meeting: (1) there’s chemistry, we approach the startup again, keep talking to get more details; (2) the project is OK, we send an email 2 weeks after we return to office – something might come of it; (3) forget it.IS: How does an investor prepare for meetings at conferences? A few times we started talking but we have never made an offer to a project that just landed into our mailbox – yet.Sometimes we had too few chairs and this year we might come with a bigger crew, so watch out.Unfortunately, some startups hadn’t prepared hard enough and 90% of the invitations were without profile descriptions, or they were incomplete or simply messy.