Picking the perfect time to fundraise and how to do it

Michael Seibel, founder at online video broadcaster JustinTV, and video sharing service Socialcam, covers how to influence the balance of power between your startup and investors so you can tip it in your direction.


When determining if you're ready to raise funds, consider:

1. Are investors currently offering to give the startup investment?

2. If not, why is that? Is your startup not known enough, or do you not have enough traction?

3. Have you got a plan to grow without investment?

4. Can you meet lots of investors in a short period of time to create urgency?


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