About Your Startup’s New Funding Round [Founder Interview Template]  by@prompts

About Your Startup’s New Funding Round [Founder Interview Template]

Hackernoon’s Writing Prompts: How much money did you raise? And what are the terms of the deal? What differentiates your product and/or offering from competitors? Who are the founders and key team members? What exceptional skills, abilities and perspectives does this team have? These questions and more !
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If you’re experiencing writer’s block or just need to do something random and fun, you’ve come to the right place.


Welcome to HackerNoon’s Writing Prompts! Would you like to take a stab at answering some of these questions? The link for the template is HERE.


Congrats on raising new financing for [Startup Name]. How much money did you raise? And what are the terms of the deal?


Who participated in the round? And how will these investors help the business grow beyond the money?


What is your company’s current valuation? What data/traction/evidence supports this valuation?


What does your company offer today? And what do you think it will provide in the future?


What differentiates your product and/or offering from competitors?


Who are the founders and key team members? What exceptional skills, abilities and perspectives does this team have?

Pro tip: add a picture of your team!


In laymen’s terms, how do you plan on spending the money?



What’s exciting about your traction to date? And how do you plan on measuring growth going forwarD?



What are your revenue expectations over the next three years?

What is your TAM (Total Addressable Market)? And what is your strategy to acquire the maximum share of this market?


In your funding raising pitch deck, what is your favorite slide?

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What problem are you solving? And Why is now the time for your company to solve this?


What are the potential risks to the business? i.e. technology, regulatory, incumbents, legal, etc.


What intellectual and digital property does the company own? Or intend to build/own? i.e. patents, patents pending, copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, domains, bored apes, etc.


Why should we think [Startup Name] could grow to the moon?!



Would you like to take a stab at answering some of these questions? The link for the template is HERE. Also check out: ten questions for every founder :-)


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