A Tried-and-True 6 Step Strategy To Get Investor Intros

If your startup isn’t in an accelerator, coworking space or incubator, or you don’t live in major VC markets like Silicon Valley, Boston, or New York, raising money can be especially challenging. It doesn’t have to be impossible, though. We know -- the hundreds of startups we’ve worked with have an average raise of $220K. In this post, we share 6 tried-and-true steps to get warm investor intros and raise your first seed or Series A round! 

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Allyson Sutton
How to Promote Your Startup on Reddit & Quora (Without Being Eaten Alive)

If you have a product, you’re probably looking for free ways to promote it. It can be tempting to post it everywhere you go; Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Quora, Hacker News. But don’t move too quickly. Each of these places has its own set of rules and etiquette, and some are very disapproving of anything that smacks of self-promotion. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make these sites work for you. You just have to tread lightly.

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Jake Hare