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Saas District - Akeel Jabber | HoriZen Capital Episode 130, 28th July 2021

Start-Up Funding & How Harmful Is To Raise Too Much Capital #130

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Connor Hey, from Org3D, specialist recruiters in Cyber Security and Data & Analytics, speaks with Akeel Jabber - the start-up investor and host of SaaS District  at Horizen Capital. Together, they outline some really valuable insights for start-ups looking to acquire funding; the importance of selling the story of the start-up, what are some of the funding alternatives, and how harmful it is to ask for too much funding.

This Episode is taken from tha “Grow Tech Fast - The Org3D Podcast”, go check them out now!

During this interview we cover:


  • 00:00 Contentfy, your on-demand podcast & video editing & repurposing service
  • 01:23 - Getting into the SaaS Industry & Entrepreneurship through Acquisition
  • 07:32 - Why To Raise Money & Why To Sell?
  • 09:18 - Metrics to Evaluate When Making an Investment or Acquisitions
  • 13:41 - Raising Exactly What You Need & Getting The Pitch Right
  • 19:27 - How Harmful is To Ask Too Much Funding
  • 21:05 - SaaS Valuations & The Metric That Matters
  • 24:32 - Advice For New Entrepreneurs 


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