6 things to Consider Before Investing in Startups

Investing in startups is an excellent way to diversify your portfolio. However, it is high risk and there are many things to consider before spending your money. These are 6 things to consider.

Pros & Cons of Investing in Startups

Pros: networking opportunities, investment diversification, early equity stake in unique companies Cons: it's a long game, many startups fail, high risk investment

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How to Invest in Startups

There are several resources out there to get started, including: angel investing groups startup investing platforms venture capital funds

6 Things to Consider Before Investing in Startups

Who is the Team What is the financial status How will they use the investment Have they shown proof of concept What is the exit strategy

Do your due diligence

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Ask questions regarding those 6 items to ensure you are making the most informed decision. Do not part with your money otherwise!

Final thoughts

Get to know the investment intimately. Follow your instincts and do what feels right. Much of startup investing is faith in the future.  Good luck!

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