Investor Connect Podcast

In today’s show, you’ll hear investor perspectives on the COVID-19 impact on the healthcare market.

This is Investor Perspectives, I’m the host of Investor Connect, Hall T Martin, where we connect startups and investors for funding.

It’s the time of COVID-19. Healthcare is currently undergoing tremendous change across the U.S. The lockdown has put the spotlight on the healthcare system as an essential service. We have investors and startup founders describe the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare market.

Our featured guests are:

I hope you enjoy this episode.
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Direct download: Show_4_--_Impact_of_Covid_on_the_Healthcare_Market.mp3
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Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

Negotiating the valuation of a startup between the CEO and the investors is a major step in funding.

An equity terms sheet requires coming to an agreement on the valuation which determines how much ownership is given to the investor.

Both startup and investor must now ‘climb the valuation wall.’

Be prepared for the ensuing negotiation and the back and forth.

It can be difficult to assign values when there is no product or revenue. 

One solution to this situation is to delay setting the valuation until you have the right investor AND the right time.

Switch to a convertible note -- a debt instrument that converts to equity later.  Because it’s in debt form, there’s no valuation.

Later when there’s a team in place, a product built, and a revenue stream defined, it will be much easier to negotiate the valuation.

Don’t put the valuation negotiation on the first step as it’s high a wall to climb.


Thank you for joining us for the Startup Funding Espresso where we help startups and investors connect for funding.

Let’s go startup something today.
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