Below is a systematic way I have collected from multiple references to assess the investment opportunity. Of course if the founders are friends who are trying to get started, I would help them answer those and make the opportunity more solid and appealing to us and prospective investors if it is worthwhile.
This is a dynamic post, so I will be updating it from time to time. Some special updates would include (no promise on the timeframe):
- provide a score to each item and total scoring
- A python code to calculate those scores and provide comparisons against proxy companies who have exited through M&A or IPO
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