How to Get Investment for your Startup

In this video interview, I’m joined by Startup Investor Julian Carter

Julian is MD and Co-Founder of EC1 Capital – an investment firm that specialises in investing in early stage web and mobile startups. Julian’s fund typically invests $80,000 – $320,000 (£50K – £200K) and Julian is on the look out for great startups to invest in.

In this interview you will learn what Julian looks for in a Startup. And:

  • What will get you in the door of an investor
  • Why investors won’t read your business plan (and what you should do instead)
  • How to project your future revenues realistically
  • How to get a warm lead into an investor
  • How important I.P. is to getting investment
  • The key elements of a fundable startup
  • Examples of companies Julian has invested in, and why

Check out the Interview Now:

Julians’s Links:

EC1 Capital

EC1 Capital Blog (lots of useful articles)

The Retronaut (one of Julian’s investments he mentions in the interview)

EC1 Twitter

Your turn – Have you ever tried to get investment? How did you find it? Put your answers in the comments below

About Howard

Howard is a Startup Marketer, Blogger & founder of 3 startups. Currently working with a London based Social Gaming startup.

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One Response to “How to Get Investment for your Startup”

  1. Alan Says:

    Great insights Howard and Julian. Some timely advice too. Keep up the good work

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