Archive: evaluating startups
By Early Investing on June 13, 2022
Crypto investing and startup investing have a lot in common. When evaluating startups and crypto projects (many of which are startups themselves), investors need to consider the technology or service being offered, its customer base, traction, scalability and — perhaps most importantly — its founding team. But when investors are focused on a particular cryptocurrency, it can be hard for them to remember that the company behind the cryptocurrency is just as…
By Early Investing on October 4, 2021
Toast — a provider of hardware and software to restaurants — went public a week and a half ago at a roughly $30 billion valuation. But unlike most billion-dollar startups, Toast wasn’t on venture capitalists’ radar from the beginning.
By Adam Sharp on September 14, 2021
One of the concerns people have about online startup investing is getting a read on founders over the internet. However, I don’t think this is a real problem. The best way to evaluate founders is to simply evaluate their business. How much progress have they made?…