7startup VC Interview: Hans Nilsson – Chief Advisor

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7startup VC Interview with Hans Nilsson:

On the first of hopefully many 7startup VC Interviews, 7startup’s own Eashan Kapoor sits down with Hans Nilsson. In this interview, they discuss Hans’ illustrious career on both the buying and selling side, startup fundamentals, and venture capital trends.

Additional Topics Covered:

1. What Metrics Do You Look For – What metrics are VCs looking for when investing in a startup? Hans discusses here which metrics you should be focusing on for your startup.

2. What Makes a Startup Founder Great – While a startup does need a strong team, a strong business plan, and good opportunities, these are not the only things that make up a startup. What qualities must a startup founder have? And what qualities do the very best have?

3. Why is Due Diligence Critical – Learn Hans’ thoughts on one of the most important and often overlooked aspects of fundraising. Learn how to extract the most value from the information you have for investors and yourself.

4. How Should Startups Protect Their Ideas – How can you protect your ideas as a startup? Hans discusses this topic in great detail with Eashan Kapoor in this section. Click the video link to hear Hans’ perspective on all of these topics, and more.


Amit Khanna

Amit Khanna, 7startup Founder


Amit has 18 years of experience in the industry and an MBA. He supports entrepreneurs with every aspect of their business including concept and product development, investor presentations, and fundraising. Amit & 7startup assist startups in the pre due-diligence process and help connect them to our vast network of investors. Reach out to us today and see if we’re a fit!


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