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Screw It Just Do It with Alex Chisnall

Feb 17, 2021

Welcome to Episode #314, with Stepan Galaev, Founder of Galaev & Co, a venture capital and angel investor portfolio management company.

Today, Galaev & Co is a trusted service provider to prominent angel investors, family offices, venture capital and private equity funds. The range of services support the investment journey from due diligence to exit and we aim to help improve effectiveness at every stage of a deal.

During this episode, we talk about:

  • One of positive output of the pandemic is the faster turn around in granting investment. Because of the digital world, everything is done online and this attributed to faster decision making
  • 3 key pillars to venture investing are people, the deal itself, and the added value
  • In doing your pitch, avoid buzz words, avoid comparing startups to big businesses, and avoid saying that you don't have competition
  • In building a company, focus on building a team, surrounding with the right wisdom and skillset early on the journey

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