Deal Abstract

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Miami company wants to build a competitor to Boatsetter. Pre-rev, pre-product, at a really tempting valuation.

Financials (VRB)

Question Notes
1. Fundraising Target? $1070000
2. Fundraised So Far? $47832
3. Pre-Money Valuation? $2500000
4. Previous Year's Annual Revenue $0
5. Previous Year's Annual Net Income (+ Profitable, - Burning Cash) ~$-6851

The 6 Calacanis Characteristics ("Sow Passion, Not easy mediocrity", or S2 P6 N18)

Criteria Yes/No
1. A startup that is based in SV? False: Miami, FL
2. Has at least 2 founders? True: Two
3. Has product in the market? False: No product in market
4. 6 months of continuous user growth or 6 months of revenue? False: No Users
5. Notable investors? False: I see '500 Startups' but unsure what that means
6. Post-funding, will have 18 months of runway? True: But somewhat meaningless statement given they have no real burn/operations yet

The 7 Thiel Questions (Every Time Man Profits, Don't Dismiss Serendipity)

Question Score Notes
1. Engineering? 1 Not sure how this is better than Boatsetter
2. Timing? 2 Great time to build a marketplace
3. Monopoly? 1 No product in market
4. People? 1 No proven commercial successes in this vertical
5. Distribution? 2 Online two-sided marketplace
6. Durability? 3 If they can build it, very durable
7. Secret? 1 Building a unicorn business using revenue sharing is the way to beat differentiation

What has to go right for the startup to return money on investment:

1. Generate revenue; 2. Build a two-sided marketplace; 3. Differentiate from other existing marketplaces

What the Risks Are

1. What's the difference between this company and Boatsetter? Also in Miami; 2. At what point does Airbnb experiences enter this market via Experiences?; 3. How long will it take to develop the site and generate revenue?

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