#4 | The First Investor Meetings

The Esports Startup show

Summary: <p> Welcome to The Esports Startup!</p> <p>Join our <a href="https://e1.gg/slack"><strong>Slack community</strong></a> to chat with the hosts and learn about esports, startups and funding from your hosts and community members! To learn more about Esports One, visit our <a href="https://esportsone.com"><strong>site</strong></a>.</p> <p><br></p> <p>In this episode we talk about:</p> <p><br> <strong>0:00 - </strong>Random conversation about tap water<br> <strong>1:48 -</strong> Intro<br> <strong>2:23 - </strong>Why investors introduce you to a portfolio company<br> <strong>7:40 - </strong>Our first in-house investor meeting<br> <strong>15:20 - </strong>The good and bad parts of the meetings so far<br> <strong>18:47 -</strong> Indications a phone pitch is going well<br> <strong>22:00 -</strong> Our progress compared to the seed round raise<br> <strong>29:30 -</strong>The ideal criteria for an investor<br> <strong>38:38 - </strong>How to handle drinking with investors<br> <strong>42:22 -</strong> Discussing GDC and San Francisco for next week's episode</p> <p><br></p> <p>This episode comes with a <a href="https://medium.com/esportsone/the-esports-startup-episode-4-the-first-investor-meetings-10ee7f7311d4"><strong>complimentary blog post</strong></a> that includes actual screenshots from our current Series A pitch deck, behind-the-scenes information, helpful links and more! Check it out and follow the <a href="https://medium.com/esportsone"><strong>Esports One Medium</strong></a></p> <p><br></p> <p><strong>Contact Info:</strong><br> Matt Gunnin (CEO)<br> Email: matt@esportsone.com</p> <p><br> Jordan O'Hara (Marketing Director)<br> Email: jordan@esportsone.com</p> <p><br> Jonny Hockey (Head of Biz Dev)<br> Email: jonny@esportsone.com</p>