Attended a talk by Michael Lints of Golden Gate Ventures. Here are 4 Key Things he suggests we ensure before we talk to investors.
1. Build audience momentum, create your pipeline for organic growth. Show the numbers are sustainable.
2. Generate Real Revenue. Make sure you have margins and profit in your revenue
3. Craft a small scale machine to rapidly prototype and grow your product. Beta testing with small group of customers on new features
4. Create unstoppable vision of promise. Show that you can keep growing and contributing in visionary terms.