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Where would you seek investors?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by royserpa, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. royserpa

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    So the main reason i am in IM is to earn money. Money to fund my future projects, but as this venture of mine seems to go nowhere, though i would like to succeed, I would like to be prepared for the worst.

    So, if i wouldnt be able to fund my future projects i would like to seek and be able to at least talk to investors or people that would like to invest in my projects.

    Though i wont reveal a thing of what i have in mind and what i am planning to do, the question is, where should i seek for investors? What would be a good place to start?

    Im not giving up in IM yet as I have a countdown and within the next 3 months we'll see if i make it or not. Though things seem to not go my way, i am expecting the worst and I would like to be prepared for this.

    So where would you seek for an investor?
     
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  2. royserpa

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    22 hours bump! :)
    Any idea?
     
  3. prab1996

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    pm me with what you can do.

    i will give you a offer.

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    Is it something related to your mission of reaching the moon??
     
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  5. Alkanphel

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    Crowdsource it.. Great way to test whether or not a business concept would work or not...
     
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    I'm a little confused but based on your post you have had no discernible success yet you want investors to do what? Lose money? You need to get a few wins under your belt first before talking to investors and that doesn't take money but hard work.

    Also, investors have every expectation of making money and are not interested in bankrolling somebody's latest failure. And if you get the wrong type of investors they will get their money and some more by donating one of your kidneys if need be.
     
  7. royserpa

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    I may do.

    Not at all.

    Interesting, I might give it a try.

    No, my projects are not related on IM, but they could use some help.

    Anyone else? Any idea?
     
  8. huyphan47

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    Are you in the US?
    There are few websites where you can pitch your project before angel investors.
    Also if your project already generates revenue, you could try and apply for Shark Tank. You'll receive a huge publicity boost if you get air time.
     
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    What is the project? Ecommerce?
     
  10. royserpa

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    @huy: no im not in the US. Though i might try those ideas to see what may happen.

    @himan: no, not related to ecommerce.

    I know this is a bold claim and all, but i know this is a multibillionaire idea. As big as oil companies themselves. No, not 'green' energy, but something from olden times.

    Anyony else?
     
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    Must be nuclear energy. Didn't know you were a physicist. Good luck!
     
  13. YouFeelMeDawg?

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    Let me guess, you're brilliant idea is to reach the moon. After you have succeeded with that, you plan on setting up a base in the moon, so you can go ahead and launch droids to mine asteroids for minerals.
     
  14. royserpa

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    It's not that.
    I'm not a physicist yet, but Im planning to get there as it will be needed.

    Actually I am planning to go the moon, get a base over there and create my own Google for the moon.
    I will be #1 for every niche = $$$$

    I would accept alien credit cards and MoonPal for online services.

    [/sarcasm]

    How would you look for investors guys?
    Seriously, it has nothing to do with the idea of reaching or going to the moon.
     
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    Oyeee, I got it. It's gonna be a cucumber factory right??

    On a serious note, if you've such an idea you wouldn't be wasting your time around here. My advice is to build a prototype of what your idea is and try to showcase it to the investors.

    Long gone are the days where investors would blindly throw in money on IDEAS, they prefer to invest in project which is live and have a strong revenue model. Your idea has got value only if it is implemented and realized.
     
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  16. royserpa

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    No, actually I was planning to go to the moon to sell local seo services to the aliens up there.
    No one would refuse an alien to work in earthling services! :D

    Finally a decent answer! :)
    That's what I have been thinking all along, but the prototype seriously is not a problem, the problem is finding investors.

    Do you any idea where I could find such people?
     
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    people invest if they can get more back.
    first you will have to show them a small example which you will setup with your own money after that you will have to show them profit and they will invest.

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    Its not hard to find investors. I'm flush with investor money because I have many businesses generating profits at the top of google. Investors are people man. You show them that the money is being made, they trust you and invest. If you can't show them money being made, they'll laugh at you.
     
  19. WizGizmo

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    You can try what is called "CrowdFunding"
    Click the link HERE to see some Google search
    results for possible sources.

    Definition: "Crowdfunding, as its name suggests, is a funding method whereby
    common people like you and me, henceforth the crowd, fund your personal
    or business project with their own money."


    Kickstarter is the largest Crowdfunding site.

    Best of Luck! :)

    "Wiz"
     
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    so you are looking for investors so that you can build a prototype ?
    good luck with that.

    you will have to build a prototype on your own, if it worked then investors will be mad after you.

    when apple started steve first proved his methods by selling 4-5 handmade computers .

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