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INVESTOR MATCHING PROGRAM BY ASTRA GLOBAL AND THE STARTUP STATION

About Program
The Startup Station, an education and consulting company specializing in modeling and valuing early-stage ventures, and Astra Global, a global business development company specializing in startup funding, connecting high potential startups of different stages with global leading VCs, are launching brand new Investor Matching Program.

It is designed to give you access to the investors who already expressed interest in your startup. Further, to be in the best position to present and close the deal, you go through a custom preparatory program before investor meetings.

Check out our past events!

About Program
The Startup Station, an education and consulting company specializing in modeling and valuing early-stage ventures, and Astra Global, a global business development company specializing in startup funding, connecting high potential startups of different stages with global leading VCs, are launching brand new Investor Matching Program.

It is designed to give you access to the investors who already expressed interest in your startup. Further, to be in the best position to present and close the deal, you go through a custom preparatory program before investor meetings.

Check out our past events!
What you usually get?
Typical investor networking events and pitch competitions
Blind Dates
Investors don't know enough about the startup founders and startup founders don't know if investors they are meeting are the right fit for their business
No Support
No one helps to present your company in the best light, especially from the financial point of view, and have the maximum chances of success
No result
Events and competitions are used to practice pitches rather than to make valuable connections and close financing
Want a different outcome?
The results in figures
$50M
Our startups have raised in excess of $50M in capital
5000+
Investors we have access to
20/80
20% of our investors are angels or HNW, 80% VCs, including early stage
Choose your way
We have two tracks depending on your startup stage
Early-Stage Track
Seed and Series A
Growth-Stage Track
Series B+ startups
Click here to see how the program works
HOW IT WORKS
Phase I "Power round
with 200 Investors"
You can only participate in the Power Round, if you agree to the entire cost of the program. Eligibility for this round: any tech startup raising Seed, Series A, or Series B round.
Step 01
You submit a 2-min video pitch. Once you register for Phase I, we will send you an example of a successful video pitch from our past contestants as well as a presentation with detailed instruction of how the video should be structured
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Step 02
We review your video and send you detailed feedback. Our focus will be on making sure you address all points required by our investors for startup evaluation.
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Step 03
You can resubmit your video, if you choose. First resubmition is free, if all instructions are followed. Every additional resubmission, or resubmission due to failure to follow the instructions, is $25.
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Step 4
We send your video pitch to 200+ investors investing in your industry and stage and they will vote whether or not they are interested.
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Step 5
If you get at least five votes, you advance to the next stage. If you get less than five votes, you get intros to the investors who expressed interest and are eligible to participate in Phase II to refine your pitch and financials.
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We reserve the right not to send your final video pitch, if it does not meet our minimum quality standards, as our investors expect a certain level of quality from us and/or if you don't follow our submission instructions
How it works
Phase II "Preparation"
We've designed this short program as three sixty-minute sessions and one thirty-min mentoring session with an investor to maximize your chances of success and better prepare you for investors Q&A and due diligence
Session 1: Financial model review - business model
Financial model completeness, growth strategy, pricing strategy and business logic for each revenue stream, and go to market strategy assumptions.
Session 2: Financial model review - costs, working capital, fixed assets
Model adjustmens. Assumptions and logic variable costs, fixed costs, working capital, and fixed assets. Aggregate financial statements.
Session 3: Financial model review- financial feasibility
Session 4: Investor search, communication, negotiation, and FAQuestions
Investor search, communications. Advice on investor negotiations. FAQ

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Model adjustments. Financial summary. KPIs, funding needs. valuation, as well as your venture's overall financial feasibility
Sessions for Early-Stage Track
Session 1: Sales
Review current sales channels/cycles, customer experience metrics. Identify levers that can be pulled to drive growth. Develop specific action plans to close gaps.
Session 2: Operations
Review operational plan, staffing and resource (including budget) planning requirements. Review the launch timeline of new services or products.
Session 3: Long-Term Strategy
Session 4: Strategic Financial Review
Assess the financial feasibility of a new growth plan. Review key metrics, capital requirements, growth milestones.
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Review 5Y growth plan, target regions/ industries/ markets/ segments/ customers. Validate roadmap for tactics implementation, include of strategic priorities, capital availability and infrastructure constraints.
Sessions for Growth-Stage Track
Mentoring sessions
Each track's Phase II finishes with a pitch training in front of a real VC with an improved deck and model.
AND, FINALLY!
Do you want to meet investors who already expressed interest in you, start relationships and close the deal in the subsequent months?

If you have successfully passed through Phase I and II, this is what you get as a result.
How it works
Phase III "Investor meetings"
Each session is structured as a thirty-min investors panel followed by targeted investor meetings where each startup team gets its own breakout room and pitches to at least five investors who already expressed interest in their startup.
Your result
ACCESS
30+ leading VCs and Investors come together in one
place - let your idea be heard by the top investors
from the USA, Europe and Asia
KNOWLEDGE
You'll hear from the keynote speakers and learn about the latest industry trends and market
challenges
FEEDBACK
You will get personal feedback on your project
from experienced professionals
OPPORTUNITY
Chance to get funded, gain experience and bring
your startup to the next level
How much cost the future of your start up?
Investor Matching Program fees
Early-Stage Track
  • Phase I - $95 non-refundable fee
  • Phase II and III (Power Round)- $655
$750
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Growth-Stage Truck
  • Phase I - $95 non-refundable fee
  • Phase II and III (Power Round)- $1200
$1295
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Power Round Fee is refundable If we find less than two investors for you
Upcoming Investor Matching Programs
Choose the preferred dates
March
Feb 26 - Apr 22

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April
Apr 16 - Jun 17

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May
TBC

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See the shedule for March
Schedule
Timeline for March Investor Matching Program
Phase I "Power round with 200 Investors"
Phase I "Power round with 200 Investors"
Feb 26 - Registration closes
Feb 28 - Applications are due
Mar 3 - Feedback Delivered
Mar 5 - Resubmissions are due

Mar 8 - Results announced

Note:Non-refundable fee to be paid by December 13th
Phase II "Preparation"
Phase II "Preparation"
Mar 9 - Apr 20
Three 1h custom sessions / due diligence for investors and 30-min pitch training session with an investor

Note: To advance to Phases II and III, you must make the second payment of $655 (or $1200 for growth stage) by January 17th.
Phase III "Investor Meetings"
Phase III "Investor Meetings"
Apr 22
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