Paul Jones, co-chair of Venture Best, the venture capital practice group at Michael Best, is a regular contributor of OnRamp Labs, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel‘s blog covering start-ups and other Wisconsin technology news.
Here is a short excerpt: Investing in seed and early stage high impact businesses can be fun, and now and again even financially rewarding. One of the tricks of the trade is appreciating how due diligence – the pre-investment process of determining whether a particular deal is what it says it is, and whether what it says it is has any value – for seed and early stage investing is different from due diligence when the potential investment is in a more established business, public or private. Herewith a couple of the key differences. Next time, a look at the “big four” due diligence enquiries for seed and early stage high impact business investors.