How to build a sales prospecting list of under-the-radar Startups fundraising in Aug 2022

My goal in this blog is to highlight where and how to find the latest Startups raising funds. I’ll explore how this will help you build a sales prospecting list and build revenue opportunities for the next quarter.

Prelo uploads thousands of Startups every month. We cover Startups raising funds from over 25 countries including North America, Europe, LATAM, India, The Middle East and Africa. 🚀

This month, we uploaded 760+ new Startups that raised over $21bn in the last 30 days. 💰

As a Prelo customer you have access to this funding data.

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Selling to Startups 101 : How to use fundraising data to close your next Startup deal

In this blog I will share insights as to how fundraising data can be used to fill your sales pipeline with Startup customers. If you are selling to Startups the first thing you want to know is whether they have a budget. 💳

It’s no secret that Prelo was the result of our failed attempt at selling a SaaS Solution to Startups. We struggled to find relevant data, like fundraising data and business contact details which eventually cost us. 

After our first Startup failed, I became obsessed with using data to carefully target the right Startups.

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Sales Prospecting : 8 Steps to find the right customers for your business

There is nothing more demoralizing than going through hundreds of email responses from prospects asking you to remove them from your mailing list. 😥 In this blog I will go through the steps you need to create a time efficient sales prospecting strategy for your small business.

To prove this point, when 400 Sales professionals were asked how successful they were at identifying a good prospect. 70% of them came back and confirmed that only 50% of the prospects they reached out to, turned out to be a good fit. 🎯

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Email Marketing Starter Kit : 40 cold email subject line examples guaranteed to get opened

In this blog we are going to share 40 cold email subject line examples that will transform your cold outreach game. As the founders of Prelo we have to wear multiple hats. I am the “sales guy”, Emily is our recruitment person with some marketing thrown in, and we deal with everything else in between. What’s clear for me is this…  there’re often times when we’ve had to reach out to strangers to help us achieve a goal.🏆

To do that, we both had to learn how to craft and send cold emails. What we figured out was this, cold emails need to lead with an offer. Our main goal was to make our cold emails a frictionless interaction. 

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🎙Founder Stories : How a non-tech founder built a fundraising tech platform with no-code!

It’s 7pm in London and Stephane Nasser just hopped on a zoom call to discuss the venture capital ecosystem and how his fundraising platform, OpenVC is opening doors for founders and accelerating their fundraising. With OpenVC, Steph has set out to advocate for founders by democratizing access to investors. 🎉

Stephane is the cofounder of OpenVC, what’s funny is that I’ve been promoting OpenVC for the past year. I’m very happy to say that we formed a partnership this year. 🚀

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🎙Founder Stories : How to bootstrap a B2B SaaS to $13K MRR in 1 year! Kilian’s Story

I’m super excited to share my very first podcast of the year!?🎙 It’s a special one with a good friend of mine Kilian Poulin.  

Kilian is the founder of Mark (MarkCopyAI). Mark helps you write blogs, articles and short form content three times faster than you’ve ever done before.🎉   

There are over 4.4 million blog posts published every day! So how do you get your content in front of more customers? This blog will follow the journey of a founder who has built a product to help you do just that.

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Product Insights : 7 Things customers wanted to know about Prelo !

We launched Prelo in August 2021, the journey to date has been challenging but exciting. Ask any founder bootstrapping and they’ll tell you how hectic it is when you have to wear multiple hats in a Startup 🤹‍♀️

I personally did a lot of growing up in the last 3 months. Interesting story (to be shared soon) but we launched Prelo days after our previous Startup failed and I have to say, the journey was completely unchartered. 😥

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Easy growth tips for startup founders building on Twitter

So here’s the thing, in May 2021 we didn’t have Prelo, I was busy getting over the failure of my previous Startup where we had tried everything, nursed it for 2yrs adding features and hoping it would sell itself. 🙄

We had to switch it off at the end of May, but by early June, I’d embarked on a new shiney adventure. I’d started building Prelo 😎 with the same team.

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4 Free marketing sites to boost web traffic for your startup!

Having spent the last 4 weeks experimenting with a number of marketing and promotional hacks to generate awareness for Prelo I have some feedback. yessss!

We’ve been looking at “awareness generation”. Essentially trying to find out how to get our product and website name in front of our ideal customers using directory listings.

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