Company Website/Demo/Prototype URL
Location: In which city are you currently located?
Twitter Pitch: Tell us what your company does in 140 characters or less.
Email address we should contact you at
Number of founders
How many of the founders are developers?
Name, academic background, professional background, expertise (for each founder). You can also add their LinkedIn profiles.
Role of each founder in the company
1-minute video introducing the founders (Talk about yourselves, not your product. Videos longer than 1 minute will not be viewed)
Tell us about an interesting project that you had worked on together (include urls if possible).
How did the founders meet and for how long?
Can all founders work full time on this startup with no other external obligations?
If not all founders can commit to working fulltime, please explain.
Employees: Not including the founders, how many additional employees are there?
High concept pitch: In detail, what does your company do? What’s different or interesting about it? (value proposition)
Which customer need/problem are you solving?
Which market or vertical industry are you targeting with your solution?
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How do you use technology in your business?
Define your target audience (early adopters and beyond)
How do or will you make money? and how much can you estimate you will make?
How do you intend to (or already do) find customers?
Which substitutes do people resort to because your product doesn't exist yet? Here you should mention competing products or traditional ways to solve the problem.
Why are you the ideal team to execute this business? What are your assets and what you understand about your business that others don't?
How difficult would it be for a bigger competitor to copy you?
Who are your key partners?
How far along are you? Explain achieved milestones.
In which stage is your idea already?
Tell us 3 metrics that show your progress (before & after)
How long have you been working on it?
When will you have a prototype or beta?
How many users, active users and paying customers do you have?
Do you have revenue? How much?
What's your monthly growth rate?
What kind of funds has your company recieved?
What are your short terms funding needs? Give us some details about how are you planning to burn it
Company's goals or exit strategy
Have you incorporated, or formed any legal entity?
What kind of entity and in what state or country was the entity formed?
Describe the breakdown of the equity ownership in percentages among the founders and any other stockholders
List any investments your company has received. Include the name of the investor, the amount invested, the premoney valuation / valuation cap, and the type of security sold (convertible notes, safes or stock)
If you have not formed the company yet, describe the planned equity ownership breakdown among the founders and any other stockholders
If necessary, provide any other relevant information about the structure or formation of the company