Sydney Wong is the Founder and CEO of VenturX, a startup platform that prepares and connects startups with investor funding that offers startup tools for tracking product validation and business planning for early start entrepreneurs looking to reach revenue, new customers, or funding.
Inspired by a courageous and life altering experience in Silicon Valley, Sydney bootstrapped her vision to help startups. Today, VenturX has over $200 million of investor funding to help give out to the most promising and prepared startups in the world..
During this interview we cover:
00:00 – A word From The Sponsor
01:02 – Intro
02:07 – Sydney’s Background & Motivation Behind Starting VentureX
04:22 – Current Investment Environment of The SaaS Industry
06:06 – What Sydney looks for in a Winning Startup (Investment Criteria)
09:02 – How to Choose the Right Funding & When is the Right Time to Do it?
10:39 – Is Raising Capital for Everyone?
13:19 – Most Common Reason for Turn Downs on SaaS Offers & Red Flags
17:07 – Underrated Resources to Leverage for Growth
19:24 – Non-Diluted VS Diluted
21:33 – Trends or Differences in Top Performing Companies
25:19 – $10,000 & Looking to start an MVP, What’s Sydney’s Choice?
28:59 – Sydney’s top Resources
32:28 – What does Success Mean to Sydney Today?
33:50 – The future for Venture-X & Get In touch With Sydney
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