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What Is The ETeamTool?

Author : Melissa Oneil

We have a problem. There is no standard technique for conducting due diligence on an entrepreneur team (such as non-execs) prior to investment.

Equally, most entrepreneurs' business ideas lack any significant analysis from the management team.

Once the entrepreneur seeks investment this weakness within the funding proposal frequently becomes the main barrier to raising money because there is no impartial or standard technique for conducting because of diligence around the group apart from to 'trust' the gut instincts of an experienced VC.

In today's company atmosphere numerous investment choices are created by non-professional investors - with out access to experienced and smart VCs.

These investment choices might be internal SME or enterprise investment decisions. Or, the decision may be made by a group of individuals acting as business angels, or by company incubators deciding to make investments time and sources on its tenants.

Lastly, the entrepreneur him or herself will probably be making investment decisions around not only their time and money but additionally the abilities, personalities and contributions of their possible traders, board members and potential non-exec directors.

Yes, an entrepreneur's item or service might be nicely recognized, and the finances and investment potential might be obviously explained, but have you ever noticed a convincing company deal that fails to successfully deal with the management team?

But how does the entrepreneurial management team get assessed?

Till now, the decision about the people - frequently quoted because the most significant element of any proposal, has arrive down to a senior manager's or VC's gut really feel.

"That's the bit that we do best" say leading VCs.

But what concerning the rest of us? What about Business Angels or SME business proprietors, public sector company managers and even career managers in large corporates? How do we make choices about who we ought to back with an entrepreneurial investment?

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