Seedcamp Podcast, Episode 9: Philipp Moehring of AngelList

In the ‘Seedcamp Podcast Series’ we talk with key people in the tech startup industry to hear their stories and gleam key advice and learnings from their experiences.

In this episode of the Seedcamp Founder Series, Carlos talks to ex-Seedcamp team member Philipp Moehring (now part of the team heading up AngelList Europe) about Philipp’s views on the future of Platforms, investing in Europe, and his view on how things are evolving in the tech ecosystem globally. They discuss:

  • How AngelList Syndicates works and what it means for VCs and startups
  • The future of venture capital
  • If crowdfunding investments could become mainstream
  • The common attributes of founders across the world
  • Building relationships with investors
  • Working with remote teams
  • How US investors view the European market

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Deciphering Crowdfunding For Startups

One of the options that founders are reminded of more and more above and beyond VC and Angel funding is Crowdfunding via online platforms such as Kickstarter, AngelList, and Seedrs, to name a few. However, these platforms are not all the same and in this post we’ll cover how they differ as well as what makes them unique.
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To help better categorize the use cases for the different types of crowdfunding platforms, let’s split them into two:
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1) Cash for Product Pre-Orders – Kickstarter, IndieGogo, etc.
2) Cash for Equity – AngelList (USA), Seedrs (UK), Crowdcube (UK), etc.
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