Funders are overwhelmed with applications. So overwhelmed they often allocate only 15-30 seconds to the initial review of each applicant… and based on that brief review they disqualify 50-75% of them! Those of you who have followed my personal blog and twitter feed have see my own examples of this – simple mistakes people make that get them tossed out right away. DON’T BE THAT GUY!
Here is a brief video that shows you some simple rules to dramatically increase your odds of getting through the first level of filtration:
This post is a part of Funding Fridays, an occasional series on best practices in raising funding.