It’s just four things, and you only need to achieve one of them to qualify for consideration by venture investors.

The long answer is: every investor is different

A SAFE may feel safer to founders but will feel less safe to Aussie investors. Photo by Jason Dent on Unsplash

A common question from Aussie tech startup founders is whether they should raise their investment with a convertible note, priced equity, or a SAFE note.

A photo of Tabo, in Himachal Pradesh. A tiny strip of arable land alongside the surging Spiti River and a 1,000 year old monastery and school. The mountain peaks overshadowing either side of the valley rise to 6,000M. The village has a network of green fields of potato, peas and a few apple trees and poplars. Maybe 3–4,000 people live there, mostly in traditional houses of mud brick, of two stories with a flat thatched roof used for storage. I once lived here for a month. I miss it very much.

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Alan Jones

I’m Alan Jones, coach for accelerators, partner at M8 Ventures, angel investor. Earlier: founder, early Yahoo product manager, tech reporter.

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