Focus Areas

Founding Angel

Generally speaking, Founding Angels normally focus on the following areas in the course of setting up a new venture:

  • Strategic Business Direction
  • Investor Search and Communication
  • Business Plan and Business Concept
  • Start-up organization (set-up and improvement)
  • Commercialization of Technology
  • Market analysis/ studies and technology evaluation
  • Business Development Contacts
  • Organizational set-up and corresponding contracts
    (Corporate legal unit, tax; Licensing / Customer / Investor Agreements)

Scientific founders

Scientific Founders are generally speaking expected to focus on the following areas. Depending on the particular case, adaptions of responsibilities may be discussed:

  • Scientific background of technology (start-up and competitors)
  • Further development of technology IP position: patents, trademarks etc. (start-up and competitors)
  • Scientific Network
  • Operational management of start-up, at least in corresponding departmentsTechnical Project Management