Where do you find startups
Once you have decided to build a portfolio the next question arises, "Where do I find good promising startups?" There are various ways to connect with startups, some of them are as follows.
1. Angel Groups
Angel groups are composed of local angel investors who invest their own money in early-stage companies. They typically have a screening process for evaluating companies and often invest in multiple companies at a time. They generally have an invite only policy for angel investors to be a part of their group with an entry barrier in terms of high investment.
2. Online Platforms
Online platforms like ezeseed can be a great way to find curated startups. Ezeseed is an online platform that connects startups with investors. It democratizes the angel investment process for anyone who aims to become an angel investor. The investors can start with small amounts to explore the space initially.
3. Startup Networking events
Networking can be an excellent way to find startups if you have contacts in the startup community or if you’re willing to put in the time to attend events like startup weekends or pitch contests or business plan competitions. These events offer ample opportunity to investors to meet new startups.