Investors looking to invest in Seed stage

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100K - 1M
Black Pearls VC is an early stage venture capital firm focused on seed, post-seed and Series A investments in leading tech startups from Northern & Central Europe. The firm is focused on investing in startups with defensible technology and the potential to become market leaders. Black Pearls VC ...
10K - 50K
Cacao Capital is a small family-owned Angel Investment & Venture Capital Firm created with the purpose of helping amazing entrepreneurs with impactful and sustainable businesses to realize their dreams. Cacao Capital invests in a variety of industries and provides a variety of services, includin...
1M - 30M
BlackFin Tech is the Venture part of BlackFin Capital Partners. It is a European VC fund that focuses on investing in fintechs and insurtechs. The company provides venture capital and private equity to help reshape finance and unlock the full potential of digital experiences. BlackFin Tech also ...
500K - 5M
Blacksheep Ventures is a venture capital firm with an entrepreneurial background that invests in MadTech, which stands for marketing and advertising technology. They are focused on providing funding, mentoring, and support to startups in the space. They have a portfolio of over 20 companies acro...
10K - 250K
YARA is a venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage technology startups. Founded by experienced entrepreneurs and investors, YARA provides capital, advice and resources to help founders build and grow their startups. The firm invests across a wide range of sectors, including healt...
100K - 200K
10K Ventures is an angel investor group and venture capital firm based in Berlin, Germany. The firm specializes in early-stage investments, primarily in tech startups and funds. The firm is the investment arm of Hansol Joo & Kim Diocampo and has invested in a variety of startups in Europe, Asia ...
1M - 10M
Cambridge SPG is an early-stage venture capital and private equity firm focused on investing in highly skilled operators of disruptive category leading companies in the Food & Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) sector. They provide financing and resources to help companies grow their cor...
1M - 5M
OpenOcean is a pan-European early-stage Venture Capital investor with a focus on B2B platforms & Enterprise Software technology investments. Founded in 2011, they have invested in over 70 companies across Europe, providing early-stage capital and expertise to help them scale. Their team consists...
100K - 400K
1414 Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm specializes in investments in the digital identity and data security space, and its investments range from pre-seed to seed-stage. 1414 Ventures provides resources, advice, and connections to its portfolio companies...
1M - 15M is a private equity and venture capital firm that specializes in investments in early-stage technology businesses. The firm\u2019s primary focus is on the healthcare, media and entertainment, and technology sectors. It seeks to invest in companies located around the world, with a...
250K - 2M
Leafy Tunnel is an early-stage venture capital fund based in London, United Kingdom. The firm invests in alternative medicine, mental health, and pain disorders to provide relief from physical, mental, and emotional stress while improving the lives of both patients and practitioners. Leafy Tunne...
500K - 5M
Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build successful technology companies that empower people and change the world. The firm was founded in 1991 and has since invested in over 200 companies across a wide range of sectors and indus...
1M - 7M
Adevinta Ventures is the venture capital arm of Adevinta, a leading online marketplace platform. The venture arm looks to invest in early-stage companies, helping them to grow and develop their businesses. Adevinta Ventures focuses on investments in the areas of digital transformation, e-commerc...
1M - 10M
Sandwater is an investment company that focuses on venture companies in the growth phase. They use ESG analysis to calibrate potential changes in the future, and provide guidance and insights to help their clients make informed decisions. Sandwater also provides a range of services related to ca...
10K - 200K
Zen Ventures is an online platform that enables users to learn and explore different technologies, like software engineering, web development, and data science. The platform offers a range of courses, tutorials, and projects that are designed to help users develop their skills and knowledge in t...
750K - 2M
Bowery Capital is a venture capital firm based in New York, founded in 2013. The firm invests in technology-driven businesses, focusing on early and growth stage companies in the software, consumer, and digital health markets. The firm provides capital, operational support, and strategic advice ...
100K - 250K
Comeback VC is an early stage venture capital firm that is focused on investing in technology companies. The firm was founded by experienced investors and entrepreneurs who have a passion for helping founders build innovative and successful companies. Comeback VC invests in seed stage and early ...
1M - 5M
Compass Digital Ventures is the venture and growth capital arm of Compass Group based in Charlotte, North Carolina. They invest in companies in the food and hospitality, retail and consumer, and technology industries. Through their investments and incubator programs, they seek to help companies ...
1M - 5M
Seventure Partners is a leading European venture capital firm, founded in 1997 and based in Paris, France. The firm focuses on investments in life sciences, digital health, nutrition and foodtech, and cleantech. Seventure Partners has a strong presence in France and Europe, and is dedicated to h...
500K - 2M
Brandenburg Kapital is a venture capital and growth fund based in Brandenburg, Germany. It provides venture capital and know-how to startups and companies in the region, helping them to grow and succeed. Its portfolio companies have access to its expertise and network, as well as access to capit...
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Structuring a seed fundraising round can be a complex process, but there are a few steps you can take to ensure a successful outcome.

Researching Potential Investors

The first step in structuring a seed fundraising round is to research potential investors. You'll want to look for investors who have experience in your industry or market and who are likely to be interested in your business. Some good sources for finding potential investors include:

  • Online databases like Capboard, Crunchbase or AngelList
  • Networking events and conferences
  • Referrals from other founders or investors in your network

Preparing Your Pitch Deck and Data Room

Once you've identified potential investors, the next step is to prepare your pitch deck and data room. Your pitch deck should be a concise, visual presentation of your business that highlights its strengths, market opportunity, and financial projections. Your data room should contain more detailed information about your business, such as your financial statements, customer data, and legal documents.

Negotiating the Terms

When negotiating the terms of your seed fundraising round, it's important to be clear about your goals and priorities. Some key terms to consider include:

  • The amount of money you're raising
  • The valuation of your company
  • The percentage of equity you're willing to give up
  • The rights and protections afforded to investors, such as board seats and veto power

Receiving the Term Sheet and Closing the Round

Once you've negotiated the terms of your seed fundraising round, the next step is to receive a term sheet from your lead investor. A term sheet outlines the key terms of the investment and serves as a basis for drafting the final investment agreement. Once you've received the term sheet, you'll work with your lawyer to finalize the investment agreement and close the round.

Tips for Approaching Seed Investors

  • Be prepared with a strong pitch deck and data room that clearly communicate your business's value proposition and growth potential.
  • Research potential investors to find those who have experience in your industry or market.
  • Be transparent about your business's strengths and weaknesses.
  • Be realistic about how much funding you need and how much equity you're willing to give up.
  • Be open to feedback and suggestions from investors.