- Strong Leadership: We look for teams that demonstrate the ability to execute on their vision, with subject matter expertise and preferably with previous experience in working together.
- Investors: Diverse investors cap table, preferably with both financial and strategic investors that can help drive market penetration.
- Path for Liquidity: An exit strategy that includes building relationships with strategic partners and other market players.
- IP: Proprietary, unique intellectual property.
- Product and Traction: Established product /market fit that is demonstrated through global traction with paying customers.
- Differentiation: A clear competitive advantage and differentiation.
- Path to Profitability: Clear monetization and revenue model.
- Scale: Sustainable path to scalability with a viable road map.