It's all about the Network and Team, GimmelFund recently added the Gimmel Bootcamp, a WhatsApp/Zoom-enabled 24x7 online (or Covid-19 safe face-to-face in Palo Alto) Customized to your company's success, 6-Week Accelerator Program straight out of Silicon Valley
Bootcamp by Week Number:
1) Corp Formation / Financials / Team Review
2) Investor Pitch / Live Evaluation / Scorecard
3) Product-Market Fit / MVP Review / Mentor
4) How You Make $ / Unit Economics Analysis
5) Go-to-Market / BizDev / Sales / Marketing
6) Funding / Investors / Term Sheets / Execution
* Strategy First (What are my 3 main objectives?)
* Tactics Second (What tasks must we perform?)
* Results (Measurable week on week with numbers)
Communicate with us regularly. Stay committed to your vision. Be honest with yourself and our team, we provide "Gimmel 911/Triage" services, and are fine if you share bad news; communicate both good and bad with us always. We will help get you to your "promised land"
Service Providers (retained by top flight Startups)
A) Biz Dev Execs
B) PR/Marketing/Social Network
C) Pitch Deck/Storytelling
D) CFO (Fractional)
E) Individual Attorneys
F) Recruiter (Deferred w/initial retainer)
G) HR/Talent Coaches/Compliance
Some testimonials from our portfolio companies:
Charlene Consolacion, CEO Biig Technologies (Automotive)
"Gimmel is always there, 24x7, when we need them, good times and challenging times"
Nazar Fedorchuk, CEO, Senstone (Digital Heath, transcription consumer device)
"After observing Gimmel's strengths and valuable insights for iOT tech companies at our stage, we knew that going forward with them made significant strategic sense. Resulted in funding for Senstone and growth.
Malcolm Flack, CO BBuck (Gaming)
"We launched with Gimmel and had early investors within 30 days with Pie Capital"
Eitan Haimovich, CEO Lancellot, (e-Commerce)
"The Gimmel team helped us tremendously in organizing our new business and provided valuable insight on corporate structure, product and team. We have a cross-border company headquartered in the US with development team in Israel." I have other entities which I've introduced to them with success during the pandemic."
Andrew Funkhouser, CEO LatusApp (Fintech, Sports Arena, Nightclubs, Venues)
"We are blessed to have the Gimmel team behind us as we launch the next-generation of POS technology for nightclubs, sports arenas and venues"
Tino Go, CEO Baru, (e-Commerce, Custom furniture manufactured and delivered locally)
"Gimmel helped us to the Series Seed though their Autovet platform, follow up skills, and due dilligence efforts. The Insta-Post social networking tools were a bonus."
Ross Meyer, CEO DevWerks, (Video Infrastructure, underserved markets, communications)
"The Gimmel team's easy to use platform, industry specific video and communications experience, as well as advisories, impressed us to create this long-term relationship."
Daniel Center, CEO VidDrop, (e-Commerce)
"We chose to partner with Gimmel to pull our diligence material together in a professional manner. Our traction and their focus made a win-win combination, especially during the pandemic they were there to meet with us, socially distanced of course."
Irfaana Ismail, CEO FXLabs (FinTech)
"Gimmel provided us immediate help guiding our S-Corp, cap tables and financials to bootstrap a profitable FinTech business."
Madukar Govindaraju, CEO Numly, (HR Tech, future of work)
"The Gimmel team helped improve our messaging and marketing presence which resulted in closing funding with angel investors and customer traction."