How to build relationships with investors before you even need their money

The 5-Step Fundraising Prepration Strategy



The 5-Step Fundraising Preparation Strategy - How to build relationships with investors before you need their money

  • How to create a strong "Target List"
  • How to contact investors the smart way
  • How to meet investors without (!) pitching
  • How to stay in touch and build trust & credibility
  • How to create visibility to build interest and be found

Topics covered - 50 videos, 2.5 hours of video content

  • The 4 phases of fundraising & difference between preparation and execution phase
  • The importance of speed in fundraising
  • Build trust & credibility towards investors
  • Create multiple contact points to strengthen your relationship to investors
  • How to get meetings with investors via cold-contacting
  • How to get the best introductions to investors
  • How to build relationships with investors before you need their money
  • The "experienced founder" mindset vis-a-vis investors
  • How investors think and work & why they want to meet you
  • The right pitch material in the preparation phase
  • How to talk to investors befor you need their money
  • How to get investors excited and eager to invest (before you ask them to)


Dr. Florian Kandler

Dr. Florian Kandler

Flo Kandler is a three-time founder, publisher of Startup Report, host of the popular Startup Milestones podcast, speaker at conferences across Europe, and teacher at Accelerator and Incubator programs internationally. 

His own startups have raised millions from Angels and VCs in Europe and the USA, including Rocket Internet and Oliver Samwer. He lived in Silicon Valley, Copenhagen, Munich and currently Vienna.

Flo Kandler is one of the few startup coaches in Europe who has actually pitched for his own startups in Silicon Valley, London, Berlin, etc. and successfully negotiated and closed deals. So his know-how is hands on, practical, and fire-proven. Founders from 15 countries have raised capital and built scalable businesses with the help of Flo Kandler through 1:1 coaching, workshops, and via his online programs.



Actionable fundraising strategies, methods, and hacks, based on my experience of 10 years in 3 startups with €3.000.000 in 3 funding rounds.


No boring lectures! Enjoy engaging video tutorials where I explain everything. And you get templates, checklists and guides to implement what you learned.


Join the community to discuss what you've learned in the course. Learn, get your questions answered, get feedback and support from other founders.