Entrepreneurs must be ready while pitching their startup companies to angel investors by predicting some basic questions. If you don’t have a thoughtful and a reasonable answer to these questions, then there is a decreased chance of an entrepreneur’s company getting funded.

Here we help with some of the questions which the angel investors are likely to ask the young entrepreneurs.

  • What does the company do and what is unique about your company?
  • How big is the market opportunity?
  • What is an actual addressable market?
  • Why does your company have high potential growth?
  • Who are the founders and key members of your company?
  • How do you plan to scale the team in the coming 12 months?
  • What relevant domain experience does the team have?
  • Why do users care about your product or service?
  • Can you provide a demonstration of your product?
  • What are the major product milestones?
  • Why do users care about your products or services?
  • What have you learned from your last version of your product?
  • What are the two or three key features you wanted to add?
  • Who are the company’s competitors?
  • What advantages does the company have over you?
  • What is the cost of a customer acquisition?
  • What is the projected lifetime value of a customer?
  • How can the early traction be accelerated?
  • What has been the principle reasons for the early traction?
  • What legal risks do you have?
  • Do you have any regulatory risks?
  • Are there any product liability risks?
  • How was the company’s intellectual property developed?
  • What are the company’s three-year projections?
  • What future equity or debt financing will be necessary?
  • What is the company’s desired pre-money valuation?
  • How much is being raised in this round?
  • What is the planned use of proceeds from this round?
  • How much is being raised in this round?
  • What future equity or debt financing will be necessary?
  • How much of a stock option pool is being set aside for employees?Well, be prepared to answer all these questions before pitching up a startup company.

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