Investor Connect Podcast

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

How can an investor group make the diligence process manageable? 

Here are some steps:

  • Standardize the diligence process
  • Break it down into subtasks and define the process for each task
  • Assign the tasks to team members
  • Set target dates for completion and have periodic check-ins with each team member 
  • Focus on the key risks and not every aspect of the deal
  • Make clear to the startup how the diligence process works
  • Keep the startup apprised of the progress and status of their deal

In most cases, the startup will find the process manageable if they understand how it works and if they see consistent progress to the goal.

A good diligence process often provides new information and insight to the startup.

Reducing time, making it efficient, and helping the startup, are the signs of a good diligence process.

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