India is among those top countries that have a flourishing startup ecosystem in the world. With almost 50,000+ startups and 3,500+ funded startups escalating rapidly at more than a 30% rate, the Indian startup system is contributing a lot to the country’s economy.
Startups require funding and many Angel investors support them. But for a startup that is seeking investment, getting a lead investor is extensively important. It is like a magic key that would not only lead to successful funding but will also shape up the company in the initial stage. In short, the success of a startup often depends on the right lead investor.
Who is a Lead Investor?
A Lead Investor is an investor who willingly steps in and represents the investors of a startup before, during, and even after a fundraise. By understanding the nuances of angel investing, the lead investor can bring strategic as well as business value to the startup and contribute passionately towards its growth.