Talking Startup Fundraising with Travis King of Launch Point Labs

How do angels and VC’s choose companies to invest in? Why do some founders struggle in fundraising?


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I dug into all that and more recently with Travis King, co-founder of Launch Point Labs. Some interesting points:

2:42: How I choose companies to invest in

6:57: How you can work backwards from the customer to the product

8:44: How much help do founders need? And the ways I try to add value for startups.

14:55: Today’s market slowdown and how I’m adapting.

17:16: How angel investors can get burned.

19:27: Lessons from the SaaS OG, Jason Lemkin

23:35: Why some founders have unrealistic expectations about fundraising.

27:26: Why there’s no substitute for traction

28:49: Why I’m being brutally honest with founders in today’s tough market

What questions do you have? What did we miss?

Leave a comment at the bottom and let me know!

Have a great weekend everyone! 👋🥳🎉

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