March 20th, 2008
Summary: The most common question we hear from entrepreneurs is, “Can you introduce me to investors?” Yes we can. We’re going to recommend startups on Venture Hacks. Investors are invited to subscribe to our recommendations. And everyone is welcome to recommend startups here. Request an invite if you want to help test the Recommended feature before we open it up—it’s also open for browsing in the meantime.
On April 1st, we started publishing the best damn term sheet hacks we could find. Why? Because a lot of entrepreneurs ask the same question:
“Can you help me understand term sheets?”
We’re trying to make everything we’ve learned—from other entrepreneurs, investors, and lawyers—readily available. We have a lot more work to do, but entrepreneurs seem to like the hacks so far.
Now the most common question we hear from entrepreneurs is,
“Can you introduce me to investors?”
Yes we can.
We like recommending startups to investors. And if you’re reading this, you might too. We want to help more entrepreneurs get introductions—so we’re going to recommend startups on Venture Hacks.
Here’s how the Recommended feature works for entrepreneurs, investors, and middlemen:
- If you’re an entrepreneur, we’ll recommend you to investors. The best way to convince us—or anyone—to make a recommendation is by presenting a good pitch and a good team. For example:
- If you’re an investor, you can subscribe to our recommendations:
- Or subscribe to anyone’s recommendations:
- And if you’re a middleman—like us—who digs introducing entrepreneurs to investors, we can’t wait to see what you recommend:
We’re building and testing Recommended now. Request an invite if you want to help us test it before we open it up. Or just browse it in the meantime. Here are a few interesting places to get started:
There’s more to come. Peace.
Press: TechCrunch explains it all better than we do. So do VentureBeat, John Philip Green, HipMojo, and FoundRead.