Startup Tools

Is Investment Right for my Startup

Benchmarks

Knowing how other startups are finding and leveraging capital is a commonly asked question. We've benchmarked our users to help guide early funding decisions.

M1M2M3 M4M5M6 M7M8M9 M10M11M12
SaaS
  • Dev, Idea Validation
Tech Services
  • Dev, Idea Validation
Digital Media
  • Business Dev
Blockchain
  • Dev, Idea Validation
Marketplace
  • Sourcing content
E-Commerce
  • Direct marketing
AdTech
  • Business Dev
EdTech
  • Business Dev
Mobile
  • Dev, Idea Validation

Capital Range

$10k-$100k

Pros

Keep equity

Limited Amounts

Cons

Strict payback terms

Typically intrest baring

Stage

Pre-seed Bootstrap Seed

Requirements

Credit Score

Credit History

Use

Idea Validation

Benchmarks

Knowing how other startups are finding and leveraging capital is a commonly asked question. We've benchmarked our users to help guide early funding decisions.

M1M2M3 M4M5M6 M7M8M9 M10M11M12
SaaS
  • Establish MRR Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Tech Services
  • Sales / Diversity / Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Digital Media
  • Sales / Diversity / Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Blockchain
Marketplace
  • Establish MRR Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
E-Commerce
  • Sales
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
AdTech
  • Sales / Diversity / Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
EdTech
  • Sales / Diversity / Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Mobile

Capital Range

$100k+-$3m

Pros

Keep equity

Revenue based repayment

Cons

Limited business types

Intrest baring

Typically intrest baring

Stage

Pre-seed Bootstrap Seed

Requirements

$15k+ MR

Customer Diversity

US Based

Use

Growth

Benchmarks

Knowing how other startups are finding and leveraging capital is a commonly asked question. We've benchmarked our users to help guide early funding decisions.

M1M2M3 M4M5M6 M7M8M9 M10M11M12
SaaS
  • Market Fit / Validation
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Tech Services
Digital Media
Blockchain
  • Pitch
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Marketplace
  • Pitch
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
E-Commerce
AdTech
  • POC/MVP
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
EdTech
  • POC/MVP
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Mobile
  • POC/MVP
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth

Capital Range

$25k-$2100k+

Pros

Low Traction Required

No repayment

Cons

Give up Equity

.

Stage

Pre-seed Bootstrap Seed

Requirements

Strong Idea

Experienced Team

Use

Product market fit

Growth

Benchmarks

Knowing how other startups are finding and leveraging capital is a commonly asked question. We've benchmarked our users to help guide early funding decisions.

M1M2M3 M4M5M6 M7M8M9 M10M11M12
SaaS
  • Establish MRR Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Tech Services
Digital Media
Blockchain
  • Pitch
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Marketplace
  • Establish MRR Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
E-Commerce
  • Sales
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
AdTech
  • Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
EdTech
  • Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth
Mobile
  • Traction
  • Due Dilligence
  • Growth

Capital Range

$2100k+-$10m+

Pros

Low Traction Required

No repayment

Cons

Give up Equity

.

Stage

Seed Growth

Requirements

Product Market Fit

Growth

Use

Growth