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    3 Replies Latest reply on Feb 27, 2008 11:25 AM by tjacks3

    start up funding

    tjacks3 Newbie
      I am a young entrepreneur with plans to start my own business. I have a business and marketing plan ready to go. I am looking for start-up funding to jump start my venture. I am interested in gaining interest of venture capitalist to help finance my business start up. How would I make that option available to me.
        • Re: start up funding
          DomainDiva Ranger
          First of all be prepared...the VC world is akin to shark infested waters. You will need an Executive Summary as well. Do not pass out any Business Plan first and only then with an NDA. People will steal your idea(s). Be sure in the Business Plan to give them WHAT not HOW.

          VC's specialize..some are technology only, some alternative energy, some pharmaceuticals etc. Give us a bit more info..and lets see what we come up with.

          If you are working in alternative fuels then Kleiner-Perkins is who you want to approach, but be preapred...these guys are tough.
          • Re: start up funding
            LUCKIEST Guide
            3, welcome to this web site. DD gave you great advice,
            Tell us more. Go to Members page and
            add a few words about your business.
            Do you know about SCORE??. SCORE is FREE