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The main objective

THE MAIN PROBLEM

1/4th of all startups fail due to lack of funding. The problem of lack of funds is widespread across startups that are at the ‘Bridge Stage’.(Bridge stage is the state where the startup has either bootstrapped or raised some seed to reach a Product-Market fit stage and are slowly gaining market traction)

THE MAIN SOLUTION

To create a Funding Highway between Bridge Level Startups and Entrepreneur Minded Professionals. This fund will be deployed to take the startups from the Bridge Stage to the Scaleup stage.

1. For the Startup
2. For the Angel

THE MAIN impact

Improve Access to ‘Smart Money’ for Bridge startups
Improve Success percentage of startups
Improve the Collaboration between Angels and Startups
To create an Alternate destination for investment

FOCUS AREAS :

HOW MAIN MAKES IT WORK?

1. FOR STARTUPS :

MAIN organizes sector-specific cohorts every 45-60 days
Top 5-6 startups are shortlisted from all the applications
Details of the shortlisted startups are shared with the Angels
Ticket size – Rs.50 Lacs to Rs.1Cr. (A syndicate is created)
We create an Interest List post the startup presentations
We schedule deep dives with Startups and interested Investors
Post-investment, The Startups enter the Mainstage Hub Global Acceleration Program.

2. FOR ANGELS :
Model :
Angel chooses to Engage with the Startup at a mutually agreed model.

Why invest with MAIN ?

Exit and Valuation Growth focus.
Matured startups with good traction and matured founders. We call themScale-ups
These scale-ups are looking for Bridge Fund not Seed fund.
Better Stability of investment.
Smart Money where you as an angel can use your network.
A simple model where you can invest individually or you can invest as asyndicate
All startups are part of the Mainstage Hub portfolio so they will be supported by MSH Globally for fundraising and business development.

Case Study :
Fintech Startup

Raised Rs. 50 lacs through Angels on March 21, CCPS model.
Closed the Bridge Round of $500k at $5mil Valuation of $5million inApril’21
Now closing Pre-Series A of $5.5 mil at post-money valuation of $23Million.
Angel’s money grew 5 times in 6 months


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