A startup investor to accelerate your growth

Andy Sartori is a California based angel investor who specializes in seed funding for early stage eCommerce companies.

 

OVERVIEW

Andy Sartori provides seed funding and operational support to early stage startups.

During the first phase of investment, Andy strengthens the company with capital and competences in key functions. This usually means: get you to the point where you’ve built something impressive enough to raise money on a larger scale.

Companies receive a $50k investment for a 5% equity stake. Companies also gain access to resources (office/warehouse space, software, systems, knowledge and people) that only a much larger company can afford.

Funding Stage

Seed. This is the earliest stage of venture funding. It pays your expenses while you're getting started.

Sectors of Focus

eCommerce in every major product category.

Location Preference

Startups based in the United States.


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INVESTMENT BENEFITS

What you get when Andy invests.

Andy gives your startup the operational sophistication that only a much larger company can afford.


Money: Companies receive $50k in exchange for a 5% equity stake.


Space: Have a place to operate your business. Get dedicated office space and access common amenities like meeting rooms. Ecommerce startups can get warehouse space and can utilize designated material handling eqiupment. A state of the art commercia kitchen is also available to food startups.


Software: From online payments to subscription automations, access our proprietary SaaS. Our robust software delivers unrivaled results and provides portfolio companies with a scalable solution that allows them to be competitive in the marketplace.


Know-How: Andy provides, practical, real-world business expertise in areas of web development, digital marketing, product and order fulfillment. Because, when you’re building a business, what you need most is the know-how to get things done.


Vision: Sometimes vision means seeing opportunities for your business that you may not have considered. Other times, vision means having the good sense to support you in the daily running of your business, giving you the time and freedom to look at the big picture.


INVESTMENT CHARACTERISTICS

What does Andy look for when investing in a startup?

Andy invests in a small number of businesses that aspire to lead their markets. Founders approach Andy at a very specific stage of entrepreneurship. They've experienced traction. They're growing rapidly. Now, there's an inflection point when more complex growth challenges - or opportunities - emerge.

Founder ownership of 40%+

We look for passionate founders who want to retain meaningful ownership of their businesses after we invest. Show us you have skin in the game. This is mission critical for success.

Revenue base of $100k+

Show us you are building a product other people want to buy. We want to help you grow from day-1, building on the foundation you already put in place.

Weekly revenue growth of ~5%

You should be growing significantly faster (by percentage) the smaller you are. Software startups should be growing faster than hardware or supply chain intensive startups.

Market size of $1 Billion+

To have any hopes towards growing into a public company there should be a substantial market opportunity. Show us your aspirations for greatness and passion to win. We’ll help you level up.


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