How to raise $1 million for your startup — even outside of Silicon Valley.
Written and curated by Mike Belsito
Ever since we went through the process of raising $1 Million for eFuneral — the startup I co-founded in 2011 — I’ve been approached by countless founders (usually first-timers) asking me a single question: How did you do that?
At first, I didn’t have a great answer. The truth is, there’s no real magic formula or regimented process for raising a $1 Million in startup seed funding — at least not one with guaranteed results. But as I reflected, I realized that there were actually things that we did that made a big difference in finding the capital we needed to get eFuneral started. So I decided to do something I’ve never done before…