Welcome to a BetaKit weekly series designed to help startups and entrepreneurs. Each week, investors Roger Chabra and Katherine Hague tackle the tough questions facing founders today. Have a question you would like answered? Tweet them with the #askaninvestor hashtag, or email them here.
As Katherine and Roger recharge over the long weekend, they’ve sent their recommended reading list, so you can prep your business to close out 2017 with momentum. Enjoy your Labour Day!
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I GET THE MOST OUT OF CONFERENCE SEASON?
We help you plan your time and get the most out of the events you’re looking to attend this fall.
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I CHOOSE AN INCUBATOR OR ACCELERATOR?
Roger Chabra explains how to tell if an incubator or accelerator is the best choice for your startup.
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I CREATE A TARGETED LIST OF INVESTORS?
Katherine Hague shares things to remember when making a list of the best investors for your company.
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I SELL MY COMPANY?
Katherine Hague shares best practices of looking for a potential buyer for your company.
ASK AN INVESTOR: SHOULD EARLY-STAGE COMPANIES TAKE INVESTMENT FROM STRATEGIC INVESTORS?
Founder and CEO of Nest Wealth Randy Cass shares some advice on strategic investments following the company’s $6 million agreement with National Bank.
ASK AN INVESTOR: SHOULD I OUTSOURCE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT?
Roger Chabra enlists the help of Helpful.com CTO Farhan Thawar to find out when you should outsource product development.
ASK AN INVESTOR: WHAT SHOULD I INCLUDE IN AN INVESTOR PITCH DECK?
Katherine Hague goes into detail on building your startup’s pitch deck.
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I RAISE VENTURE CAPITAL AFTER A PIVOT?
Roger Chabra explains an investor’s perspective on a company raising capital after a pivot.
ASK AN INVESTOR: HOW DO I PREPARE FOR DUE DILIGENCE ON MY STARTUP?
Katherine Hague explains the due diligence process with an excerpt from her book, Funded.
ASK AN INVESTOR: WHAT ARE THE MISTAKES FOUNDERS MAKE WHEN PREPARING FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS?
A big part of every entrepreneur’s annual planning is creating financial projections. Katherine Hague explains how to do it right.
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