We asked Nordic & Baltic angels to list their most favourite digital tools and services they use to build global startup successes. Below a preliminary list which are divided according to angel investing life-cycle: 1. Screening, 2. Investing, 3. Growing and 4. Exit.
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Latest update 8th of November 2018 at 4pm (EET)
1. Screening tools
An analytics platform to predict startup success.
One of the leading tech market intelligence platforms to analyze venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships and news.
Manage your files and create and share documents without attachments
Platform to analyse startup deal flow and communicate with other angels
Matchmaking tool by Slush
The platform tool for the largest startup investor event in the world to filter and request meetings with other investors and startups
A platform for angels and group to analyze and share comments on startup deal flow
A list of Nordic startup ecosystem represents and useful tools.
Discover, analyze and track startups
2. Investing tools for Angels
World's most known investment service for angels from SV. Deal flow and co-investment opportunities with an active lead investor
Investor templates, digital signing and soon feature, commenting.
Electronic signing, legal document management, shareholder register, board meeting platform & virtual dataroom
Sign documents electronically
Buy and sell equity stakes in private companies
Another option for e-signing, VERY efficient for getting signatures fast for any document.
Investment platform with services including due diligence, financial transactions (private & public), and event IPO
Co-investment platform service alongside a trusted VC
Investment contract templates widely used in Silicon Valley. In Finland separate: www.seriesseed.fi
yCombinator's Safe Financing Documents
3 Tools to support startup growth
One click video conversations
Investor communication and reporting.
Market intelligence platform where you can create technographics for sales and marketing processes.
Post-Investment information management between startup team and investors; pipeline tool to help startup raise investments
For online meeting and presentations and additional necessary features, such as option to phone in, online chat, screen sharing etc.
Template and best practices for early stage companies
LinkedIn and other social media
You should have your own profile here. Possibility to highlight your company activity and create buzz
Personal financial management and deal tracking
A light-touch sales platform built for minimum input and maximum output.
Post-Investment information management between startup team and investors
The most used communication tool for startup teams
Project management, especially good for investor prospecting for funding rounds.
Travel planning service
Website and content management system - create your own profile
WhatsApp, WeChat and other direct communication tools
For quick communication with the startup
Deal flow management tool (primarily for VCs)
Zoom video service
Video commuciation tool with the possibility to share screen and record meetings
4. Services supporting Exit
Platform automatically profiling investors globally
Secondary market platforms
Find potential exit channels
We are thankful for any feedback. The original spreadsheet can be found and updated here.