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Welcome.

Skrach is an early stage-focused firm that provides strategic advisory and pre-seed capital to entrepreneurs that are working on breakthrough digital solutions.

Services.

We are a partnership of business advisors and angel investors that focus on pre-seed technology startups and advise them on strategy and execution.

We focus on the build phase.

  • We typically get involved when the team has gone from concept to implementation and is building their MVP (i.e., we don’t invest when the founders are still in the concept phase)
  • If we invest, we aim to to be “first money in,” meaning that the companies have typically only raised founder money and/or a friends and family round (i.e., no professional investors)
  • If a company has issued preferred shares, is raising a seed round, or is going/has gone through an incubator/accelerator, it is probably too late for us to participate

We are service providers.

  • In the investment industry, investors have always been viewed as the customers
  • Our view is that money is a commodity and we are service providers to entrepreneurs
  • Our customers are the entrepreneurs and the companies they build

We select based on 4 criteria:

  1. Builders: We look for founders that are capable of building their own product
  2. New markets: We like opportunities where no one is servicing the latent need
  3. Revenue: We like companies where customers pay for the product
  4. Software: We like products where the marginal cost of production is zero

Pitch.

You can contact us at info@skrachcapital.com.

Note: If you are already incorporated, you must be a Delaware C Corporation.

Materials needed:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Deck

Executive Summary.

A 1- to 3-page summary of:

  1. Problem
  2. Idea
  3. Solution
  4. Product
  5. Alternatives
  6. Competitive Advantage
  7. Team
  8. Business

Deck.

A 10- to 20-slide overview of:

  1. Problem
  2. Opportunity (Market, Business Model)
  3. Team
  4. Competitive Landscape
  5. Competitive Advantage
  6. Roadmap
  7. Status

Note: Appendix should include summary financials and use of funds.

Due diligence.

If we are interested in further exploring an opportunity, we may request additional materials, such as financial projections and pipeline.