In The Time Of Pandemic, What Investors Are Looking For?
June 1, 2020
As is evident, the global economy in general and the local economies, in particular, is in a state of contraction and severe vulnerability as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.It became clear that the world before COVID-19 would not be the same as the world after it, and as a direct impact, many VCs and investors’ behaviors will change in the coming period, especially with regard to the risk measurements.Although the money still there but the investment decisions will be slower and Startups and entrepreneurs will need to do more efforts to persuade investors in these difficult times.Here you are the most important determinants that may help an investor make an investment decision, where it becomes more essential in the time of the pandemic;[row xclass="align-items-center"][column md="6"]
1.Talent and skills
Both financial and strategic investors will be interested in the quality and skills of the people in the business, their level of expertise, their agility, the team diversity and homogeneity…
The ability to demonstrate a proportion of your revenue as recurring, such as through licensing of technology or a sticky customer base, provides investors with additional comfort around the sustainability of future revenue streams.
This will improve the predictability of forecasts and could attract a greater multiple on investment.