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Do you need a tech lead in your start-up team?

Having a long-running technical position in your start-up might sound like something that’s only necessary for more established companies. Why hire a member of staff when you can outsource software development? In reality, there’s much more to start-up tech roles than just coding. The right person will provide a range of essential skills that will grow and evolve alongside your company. 

Why is it Important to Invest in Early Stage Startups?

Investment is important to the founder of an early-stage startup because it pays for the team, the infrastructure, and the prototypes that are needed for them to grow. To a business angel, early-stage investment is important because it allows them to obtain a significant equity stake at a low valuation. This gives them the ability to influence the direction of the startup and by extension the outcome of their investment.

What Are The Benefits Of A MRR Business Model?

Building a business around monthly recurring revenue (MRR) makes growth more predictable, and provides investors with a useful metric for understanding trends in profitability and cash flow. This makes the MRR business model popular with technology startups that offer software as a service (SaaS). 

OTIV: Using self-drive technology to create the cities of the future.

OTIV is a dynamic new addition to the Pitchdrive community. This smart start-up is looking to revolutionise on-rail transport in complex environments like cities and busy industrial areas by using autonomous technology to improve safety and efficiency. 

How Pitchdrive Is Using AI To Level Up Startups Seeking Investment

 

At Pitchdrive, we know there are great founders everywhere. Some of the hardest working teams with the best ideas can be found outside traditional start-up hubs like London, New York and San Francisco.  

How Does The Investment Landscape Look Right Now?

Seed investment took a hit during the Covid 19 pandemic, with business angels and venture capital funds (VCs) electing to put more of their capital into late-stage startups such as unicorns with valuations over $1 billion, according to Crunchbase.

What Are The Benefits Of Investing In Fintech Technology?

 

As the pandemic recedes, it is becoming clear how profoundly Covid has accelerated digitalisation across the global economy. Covid has created an ideal environment for fintech companies to grow exponentially and deliver strategic valuations for their investors.

Influo: Pitchdrive's Startup That Is Doing Things Differently

Influencer marketing platform Influo has grown rapidly since its commercial launch in 2017. Co-founders Jan Kindt and Maarten Kesteloot have developed a unique offering that blends technology and service to provide everything brands and influencers need to connect and work together more efficiently.  

How do investors follow the growth of projects they are involved in?

The journey from investing in a promising startup to exiting with a high return on investment (ROI) requires close monitoring every step of the way.

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