Worked your tail off to gain real-world validation of many aspects of your business model?
Ambition to reach $3+ million a year in income?
A track record of learning from mentors and a hunger to gain operational know-how?
Close + Connected
Located within a 90-minute drive of Northampton, MA and/or have a strong connection to Western Massachusetts (having participated in our entrepreneurship ecosystem counts 😉)?
Our Value Proposition
What if your management team had unlimited support from a virtual C-suite that includes people with experience like: CIO of a Fortune 10 company, a global brand manager for Procter & Gamble, designer of Apple’s global supply chain, exited tech CEO, former board member of the world’s largest association of angel investors, and a half dozen more people with similar qualifications?
How would it impact your ability to overcome these challenges?
Recruit Key Talent
Dodge Company-Killing Mistakes
Develop Technical Products
And what if you only paid if you were successful… while maintaining 100% control of your company?
How it works
Strategic planning to set your course.
Board meetings to course correct
Assessment of what help & talent you need & when
1-on-1 sessions with the experts you need
Introductions to people that would have taken you years to reach on your own
Connection to the New England investor community
Our investment helps our entrepreneurs...
1 | Scale ventures
2 | Gain speed
3 | Grow confidence
Terms + Agreements
Launch413 doesn’t take equity in your company. Instead, like Indie.VC, LighterCapital, Vested For Growth, and a growing number of others, we take a share of future revenue. This leaves the founders in full control of their company and aligns our interests with helping the business (and their founders!) make money. We’ve heard that is an important thing for businesses to do :).
To be clear, we do not invest capital. Why? Because our companies want to make sure they are doing the right things before they bring on more outside money. If/when it comes time to bring in money we have the network to help entrepreneurs raise funding, and at a better valuation.
Terms in plain English:
Invest - We invest in you for the years it will take to get you to success.
Grace Period - You pay nothing for several years so you can focus on growing your company.
Royalty - After the grace period, you pay us X% of your revenue every quarter until you’ve hit a target revenue number we all agree on. If you have a great quarter, you write us a big check. If you have a tough quarter, you write us a small check. Once you've hit your revenue target, you're DONE paying us :).
Free Trial Period - If we both agree to work together, we each get three months to try out the relationship at no cost or obligation.