THE KEY STARTUP METRICS THAT EVERY INVESTOR WANTS TO SEE

At Déjà Partners, we get to meet with a lot of entrepreneurs who are looking for advice on how they can find success with funding, scaling and building a successful business. During those discussions, we are presented with all kinds of numbers, measures and metrics that illustrate the potential of each and every startup venture…

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WHAT MOTIVATES THE BEST ENTREPRENEURS?

Many people have great ideas, but few have what it takes to turn those ideas into successful businesses… Entrepreneurs are a special breed of people who are driven by a unique combination of factors. For some, the challenge of building something from scratch is incredibly motivating. Others are driven by the desire to be their

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THE ART OF FUNDRAISING SEMINAR

Déjà Partners announces the launch of a new seminar on how to confidently and effectively pitch your business to investors. The seminar will be delivered through our channel partners comprising incubators, accelerators and state agencies across Europe… For startup founders, the process of raising money for their business can be a daunting and mystical challenge.

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KLARNA IS THE CANARY IN THE COAL MINE

Swedish fintech unicorn Klarna is one of a few companies in the emerging ‘buy now, pay later’ market. According to Crunchbase, Klarna has raised a total funding amount of $4.5 billion from a slew of investors but has recently experienced a precipitous drop in its valuation… Following a $639 million funding round in June 2021

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE YOUNG FOUNDER MYTH

While many observers and many investors believe that young entrepreneurs are the most likely people to create successful new firms, a research report on Age and High-Growth Entrepreneurship published in the American Economic Review, strongly rejects common hypotheses that emphasise youth as a key trait of successful entrepreneurs… By integrating data from the United States

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GLOBAL VENTURE FUNDING SET TO FALL 19% IN Q2 2022

Amid tightening liquidity and a global meltdown in technology stocks, global venture capital funding is projected to fall by 19% in Q2 2022 according to CB Insights… The number of deals, projected to be 6,904 for Q2, will also drop by 22% from the previous quarter, the report said. At Déjà Partners, we believe that

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THE ERA OF FREE MONEY IS OVER

5 Key Takeaways from Sequoia’s ‘Adopting to Endure’ presentation… Over the last couple of years, companies have been on a fundraising binge, raking in historically high levels of venture capital. However, the good times may soon be coming to an end. Recently, Sequoia Capital, one of the most prestigious VC firms in the world, published

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WHY WE FOUNDED DÉJÀ PARTNERS?

Because we deliver “Partner Delight” to Startup Founders looking to Raise Funds… Founders know that generating “Customer Delight” is essential to establishing a new business in a market.  A delighted customer not only readily pays a good price but becomes a proactive advocate of the party who delighted them.  Being the subject of genuinely positive

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PRESS RELEASE

New Advisory Firm Launches that Focuses on Helping Startups Find the Capital they Need to Keep Growing… Entrepreneurs seeking growth capital can develop winning strategies for engaging with institutional investors Dublin & Munich, 18th May 2022 – Déjà Partners, a boutique advisory firm that helps entrepreneurs to successfully pitch to investors to fund their startup

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