Customer Reference Check Questionnaire for Early Stage Investors
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Customer Reference Check Questionnaire for Early Stage Investors
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www.seraf-investor.comThe Customer Reference Check Questionnaire for Early Stage Investors is designed as a quick reference guide to help you understand the market need for a startup company's product/service. By using this questionnaire, you can ensure that your interview with customers will be productive and informative. The questions here are optimized for evaluation of very early stage technology companies; supplemental questions may be appropriate for use with later stage companies and life sciences companies. This Google Sheet offers suggested guidelines. It does not purport to be comprehensive, so use your judgement when conducting your due diligence.
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Anyone is free to use this Google Sheet. It is designed to be used in conjunction with our companion eBook.
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What are the reasons for purchasing company’s products/services? What problem does this product/service solve for you?
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Is this product a “Need to Have” or a “Nice to Have” for your organization?
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What are your expectations / goals for this (e.g. improved revenue, reduced costs, etc.)?
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Does the ROI for this product justify the current pricing? Would you expect to pay more or less for the product?
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Have you used similar products/services before?
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On your list of the top problems in your organization, where does solving this problem fall on your priority list?
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Is your company generally an early or late adopter of new solutions?
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Which products/services from the company do you use? Do you expect to add additional products/services in the future?
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Did you look at any competitive products?
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Why did you select company over other competitors?
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As a customer/prospect for (company’s) products/services, how did your interaction with the company go? Did they meet your expectations?
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What is your impression of the company’s management team?
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www.seraf-investor.comThis Customer Reference Check Questionnaire is brought to you by Seraf, which is committed to increasing the professionalism of early-stage investing. Seraf is a web-based portfolio management tool for investors in early stage companies. Seraf’s intuitive dashboard gives investors the power to organize all of their early stage activities in one online workspace. To learn more, visit Seraf-Investor.com.
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