7 Guidelines For Funding New Research & Development
Startup Professionals Musings
JANUARY 19, 2018
As an advisor to new business owners, and an occasional angel investor, I see new business proposals daily, many seeking investors to fund early research and development (R&D) of a new product idea. Unfortunately, most entrepreneurs don’t realize that the words “research” and “development” are red flags to investors, and all such proposals are routinely discarded. Funding new product research and development is just too risky, with a large time delay before any return is likely.