This article is written by Milambo Kabeleka, a Contributor Author at Startup Turkey.
Venture Capitalists have a very big and essential role to play in the growth and success of a Startup Ecosystem. They are the drivers of some of the big entrepreneurial ecosystems in the world as they not only provide financial Capitalist for startups but also offer mentorship, brand exposure in the market and support for future rounds of finance sourcing for the startup.
As an entrepreneur, it helps to know how to attract Venture Capitalist and better yet, how their minds work. It is important to understand what your investor is thinking, what the investment cycle is and whether your ambitions are aligned exactly with your investor’s.
Venture Capitalist money comes from global institutions that have alternatives to spending it. It can be spent in different industries such as Agriculture, Real estate and early-stage Venture Capitalist is the most unpopular asset class in the world. Money for Venture Capitalist is very hard to find. This is why Venture Capitalist will only invest in disruptive and innovative ideas.
When investing, the Venture Capitalist responsibility is to the people who have invested with them, meaning, they will only invest in a business that they know will guarantee a return on their investment. These investors always expect a high return because they make big investments into the Venture Capitalist Company.