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Devashish Shrivastava Top Contributor
Undergraduate student | Content Writer
Asked a question 3 years ago

Where can I get investment?

Where am I?

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  1. Personal savings. The truth is most startups are funded with personal savings
  2. Friends and family or colleagues 
  3. Banks and credit unions
  4. Angel investors and venture capital firms
  5. Economic development programs
  6. Corporate programs
  7. Grants
  8. Crowdfunding and crowdlending site
Puru BhatnagarTop Contributor
Business Analyst, Entrepreneur, Business developer, Marketer

Finding Investment can be a difficult task and it requires a lot of patience and dedication.

since investment plays an important role in any startups or business for its smooth functioning.

it is just like petrol in your car.

There are various ways to get investment and  raise funds:

1). Try to look at your savings, if it sucks, goto option 2.

2). Try to look for funds from your family, relatives, friends, in exchange of some equity, if they like your idea they will invest, otherwise this option is also failed.

3). Make a perfect pitch deck and try to allure the local investors or banks, if this step work well and good, if not then next option.

4). If you are looking for this step, then you should understand that there is a bit problem in your planning, just search for it then go for next option.

5). Try to go in startup events and make contact with investors and try to pitch them about your idea, if this work then you can find an investor that can stick with your company till you go public.

6). You can even find investment through crowdfunding sources, but you should be precise enough to showcase your idea on that platform, some of the platform for crowd funding is Republic, Kickstarter etc.

7). Various competition are organised by government of India to find the talent across the country and one can find investment through it by participating in it, like Shuruaat bus, Smart India Hackathon.