How Do Startups Know if They are Fundable? | Small Biz Daily
Dean Deryck van Rensburg explains how data-driven information can help entrepreneurs understand their small business's financial performance
February 9, 2018 | 1 min read
Pepperdine Graziadio Dean Deryck van Rensburg writes in Small Biz Daily about the importance of data-driven information in assessing a start-up's financial viability. Supported by findings from the Kauffman Index of Startup Activity and Silicon Valley Bank's 2017 Startup Outlook Survey, van Rensburg notes that the number of entrepreneurs and their need for funding is growing.
To bridge the gap between early-stage U.S. companies and the capital they need, Dean van Rensburg provides information about the Most Fundable Companies initiative, launched by the Peate Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in partnership with The Venture Alliance (TVA). Through a proprietary assessment that benchmarks 12 dimensions, the program provides detailed analysis that helps companies understand how they compare with their competitors from an investor's perspective.