In Seed and Series A/B.
Those are our expertise areas, but in general we're open to any startup vertical.
The market for Greentech has seen a huge number of new Seed & Series A focused funds come up in the past 2-3 years. Greentech is the area where Edgy currently has the majority of warm contacts with around 200 VCs.
By now it's clear that LLMs are gonna change the world. We're witnessing a new paradigm shift, similar to the era of mobile, which is gonna have a huge impact on almost any area of business.
Fintech, and Crypto specifically, has been our own background since 2013. Hence, Edgy has a lot of crypto/web3 native connections, spanning all the way to Fintech.
Anything from B2C to B2B marketplaces, but also Exchanges. Food, Talent, Social, and type of Services and Tech. We love people with subject matter expertise, that bring their unique way of thinking & experience in order to tackle new markets.
70-80% Gross Margins, healthy & measurable MRR with an adequate burn rate, are always great canidates for funding. A lot of those businesses are even bootstrapped, and only need the cash to grow faster.
Anything hardware based, spanning from engineering and industry based applications like robotics, up to quantum computing. The world of atoms vs. the world of bits.
>500 VCs from the US to the EU.
"I greatly appreciate Deniz's effort. He has pointed USV to a number of interesting opportunities over the years."
"As an designer, I love the technical challenges that come with a fast growing company."
Depending on how far you are already, we will jump into the process at any of those steps.
We will check for your numbers in order to make sure that your ambition is rooted in reality, and we can actually help you raise the round.
Setting a wrong ask & valuation can kill your round before it even starts. We make sure that both the ask & valuation actually matches market level for your current stage.
We will make sure that the pitch deck entails all crucial information, but most importantly, *leave out* stuff that is harmful and will shut the door in your face before you even had a chance to pitch.
We will make introductions to warm contacts in our network. This will include personal calls on behalf, but otherwise directly through email.
We run lists together & analyze the feedback gathered from the calls so far, in order to make appropriate changes for upcoming calls.
Getting a term sheet is one of the happiest parts of fundraising, but it still requires some negotiation and other legal discussions. We're happy to help you out with that.
In Munich 'Dahoam', in Europe at home.
We're on a mission to streamline the funding process for the next generation of European startups
As a serial entrepreneur myself I know the pain that entrepreneurs go through, the countless hours spent without knowing the outcome, the sacrifices in their personal lives & relationships, always striving for the goal of building something great. If you have that fire inside of you, the chip on your shoulder, the desire to succeed: I'm happy to fight together with you & help you on your journey to crush it in the smartest way possible by avoiding crucial mistakes, so your time spent is worth it.
Free Pitch Deck + P&L Screening. We will look over your shoulder and tell you quickly, if we can help you in your current fundraise.
Strategy Session. We will conduct a strategy session together & lay out the path to your success.
15 minutes to get to know each other.