Bitcoin powered real estate investment platform with also a rent to own feature. Product still in development, pre-revenue.
|1. Fundraising Target? |$535000|
|2. Fundraised So Far?|$516085|
|3. Pre-Money Valuation?|$7200000|
|4. Previous Year's Annual Revenue |$0|
|5. Previous Year's Annual Net Income (+ Profitable, - Burning Cash) |~$-243020.87|
The 6 Calacanis Characteristics ("Sow Passion, Not easy mediocrity", or S2 P6 N18)
|1. A startup that is based in SV?||True: San Francisco, CA|
|2. Has at least 2 founders?||False: Two|
|3. Has product in the market?||False: Product still under development|
|4. 6 months of continuous user growth or 6 months of revenue?||False: Pre-revenue|
|5. Notable investors?||False: None that I see|
|6. Post-funding, will have 18 months of runway?||True: If they can raise $450k they'll have 18 months of runway|
|1. Engineering?||1||Blockchain powered REIT|
|2. Timing?||1||Not sure why now is the right time for blockchain powered REIT|
|3. Monopoly?||1||No product in market|
|4. People?||1||CEO is fine but only one person|
|5. Distribution?||1||No customers|
|6. Durability?||1||Other REITs can come in and compete|
|7. Secret?||1||Blockchain managed REITs will meaningfully save on investment costs and pass the savings to investors|
What has to go right for the startup to return money on investment:
1. Get proprietary dealflow for real estate network; 2. Technology has to work, potentially sell/license technology to others; 3. Go to market and monetize
What the Risks Are
1. Vision is wrong; 2. No innovation; 3. Burned $500k in development and no compelling revenue yet
Bonus Muhan's Notes
With my background in real estate, I'm struggling to see the innovation here.
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