PE/VC point of view
Understanding how investment process works from startup’s point of view is important. But what is also important is PE/VC side of the deal. This guide on how PE/VC sides of the investment process works is useful for startup founders to understand that it is also not easy for PE/VC investment teams to defend any project and get approval from their investment committees. It requires time, effort and a lot of management work, especially guiding the startup management team through the deal process from kick-off meeting to money transfer without killing each other in the process.
Industry analysis: identification of segment opportunities and the future potential of the subsegments, global and regional trends, fit with the investment guidelines of the PE/VC fund.
Identification of capitalization and valuation principles, peers and benchmark company analysis.
Deal generation: identification of potential investment targets and pipeline generation.