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DOES THIS DESCRIBE YOUR COMPANY?

•  At least one active member of the founding team is female
•  Our product or service is software or Internet based, tech-enabled through mobile or web, or has patentable technology
• Our site, application or product is live, manufactured or in functioning Beta
•  Our company has a scalable growth model, that is venture-backable
 
BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 
Full Name

 
Position in Company

 
Phone Number

 
LinkedIn Profile

 
How did you hear of Vinetta Project? *


 
Please provide name of friend or company who referred you. *

 
Which Vinetta Chapter is closest to your company's HQ? *


 
Have you attended a Vinetta Event? *

     
 
Have you made any successful connections through the Vinetta community? *

Select options from the fields below.

 
What are the top 3 things you need as a Founder? *

If none listed below, please select "Other" and provide a response.

 
Do you have current affiliations with other such organizations like Vinetta? *


 
Which other types of Vinetta events are you interested in attending? *


 
COMPANY INFORMATION

 
Company Name *

 
How old is your company? *


 
Link to your Company website *

 
Tell us what Industry Sectors you operate in.

Choose your industry sector(s) in the next questions.
 
CORE STRATEGY

 
What is the customer problem and how does your company solve it? *

 
How do you make money? *

Maximum 2 Sentences
 
What is your Go To Market (GTM) Strategy? *

Explain how you reach customers, include factors like pricing, timing and distribution channels
 
TEAM

 
How many full-time employees do you have? *


 
What divisions do your full-time employees work in? *


 
How many part-time employees or contractors do you have? *


 
What divisions do your part-time employees or contractors work in? *


 
What makes your team uniquely qualified to build this company? (Maximum 100 characters) *

 
COMPETITION & DEFENSIBILITY

 
Who are your 3 major competitors? (Max 75 characters) *

 
Tell us about your company’s technology ((Max 300 characters) *

Please Include details such as:
Languages (i.e. ruby, java)
Platform (i.e. native app; web; hardware);
Key integrations (i.e. facebook sign-in, stripe payments)
Technology built in-house
External firm/consultants
 
Has your company built unique or proprietary technology? *

     
 
Explain how your company is defensible against the competition without unique or proprietary technology. (Max 200 characters) *

 
Partnerships

 
Do you have any partnerships in place that have played a big role in making your business successful? *

Example: Partnership with Macy's or Walmart to boost sales and an increase in users.
     
 
Please list names of companies you have partnered with (Max 75 characters). *

Examples: Walmart, Amazon, Cisco
 
Out of all of your company partnerships, please explain the most complex partnership you have negotiated. *

Example: Negotiated an integration with Hostels.com to allow customers access to our database of crowdsourced travel itineraries.
 
TRACTION

 
Do you currently generate revenue? *

     
 
What is your Total Revenue to Date? *

 
What is your Total Revenue this Month? *

 
What is your Total Revenue THIS Year? *

 
What is your Total Revenue LAST Year? *

 
Select your key performance metrics. *


 
Tells us more about the stats that best reflect your traction/growth (Max 300 characters) *

Include users, page views, retention, clicks. "Example: We have 20 paying clients who pay us $1k/month each. This is up from 2 non-paying beta clients last year."
 
What is your monthly burn (include salaries)? *

 
FUNDRAISE

 
Have you previously raised capital? *

     
 
How much capital have you raised so far?


 
What are you current funding sources? *

Check all that apply. Please be specific.

 
If you are currently raising (or plan to raise in the next 6 months), please list the target amount. *

 
If raising, how will you allocate your capital? *


 
ATTACHMENTS

 
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Note: We encourage you to include screenshots of your product in your deck.
 
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