Robotics powered pharmacy on wheels. You place an order from anywhere and it delivers free to your doorstep. No more waiting in line for an hour at the pharmacy. Beats traditional pharmacies by delivering core value of drugs faster and cheaper, while cutting down costs of labor (robotics powered filling means less pharmacist cost,) and rent (no need to maintain storefronts and retail space.)

Deal

https://www.seedinvest.com/nowrx/series.a

Minimum: $200 Crowd Note, Preferred Equity, Aug 2018

Decision

Yes.

Check Pass/Fail
1. A syndicate lead who has been investing for at least five years and has at least one notable, unicorn investment Fail: Barry Karlin (CRC Health), Michael Pellini?
2. A startup that is based in Silicon Valley Pass: Mountain View, CA
3. A start that has at least two founders (with two, you have a backup in case one quits) Pass
4. A startup that has a product or service that is already in the market (you’re not qualified to invest in startups that haven’t released their products—and frankly you don’t need to take this risk.) Pass
5. A startup that has either (a) six months of continuous user growth or (b) six months of revenue. Pass: Increase of 273.5% from 2016 to 2017
6. A startup that has notable investors. Fail: Not really, can’t tell who else big has invested.
7. A startup that, post-funding, will have eighteen months of cash remaining, commonly referred to as runway (ask the founder and syndicate lead how many months of runway they will have post-funding) Pass: Way more than 18 months, at a burn of $42k/month for first half of 2017, and 7MM raised, even at $100k/month burn that’s 70 months of funding.

Why investing?

  1. Have seen Capsule


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