Jo Eyre is director at Founder Institute, South Africa. She’s a national officer of Mensa South Africa and serves on the Africa board for The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). When Jo is not behind her laptop you'll find her travelling, cooking, playing the guitar or enjoying beautiful Cape Town with her family.
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Below is a preview of what you can expect to learn in this recipe.
1 - How Did You Get Into The Investment Space?
2 - What Is An Alternative To Taking Investment Early?
3 - Can You Define The Stages Of Early Stage Investment?
4 - How Much Equity Should Entrepreneurs Be Prepared To Give Away?
5 - Why Would An Entrepreneur Need Pre-Seed Investment?
6 - What Does An Investible Entrepreneur Look Like?
7 - What Are The Reasons That Startups Fail?
8 - How Can Startups Avoid Failure?
9 - What Are Your Favourite Growth Hacks For Early Stage Startups?
10 - Where Are Some Of The Biggest Startup Opportunities In Africa
About This Recipe
Getting cash in the early days is tough. An idea and a heap of passion is not enough to raise a round of financing. Founder Institute is the largest pre-seed investment agency in the world, with alumni like Udemy, Pethub and Zirtual - and investors such as Y-combinator, Sequoia and Andreesen Horowitz on its books. Jo Eyre is the head of FI in South Africa, and in this recipe Jo reveals what is required to fire up your startup.
What You'll Learn
Jo Eyre's ability to inspire entrepreneurs into what is required to fire up their startup is exactly why she is one of the obvious choices to be one of our chefs. In this recipe, you will come to understand the importance of early investments as well as why startups fail.
Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.
Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.
Join a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs in our growing community and share your learnings as you go.
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