Tips for Generating Startup Funding: An Interview with John Rampton

In a recent interview from the Startup Grind conference in Mountain View, California, John Rampton from Adogy.com chats with Murray Newlands about what he looks for in companies when he is looking to invest. In the interview John also talks about the focal points that startups your place emphasis if they’re looking to gain angel funding.

To find out more, watch the full interview below:

These are some key takeaways from the video:

  • In the interview, John explains that he only invests in products or companies that he feels passionately about and that he wants to be a part of. As an investor, John says that he doesn’t want to only be bringing money to the table, rather, he wants to relate to the company and be supportive in ways other than through funding.
  • When giving his tips for founders, John says that the best way to bring on investors that you want to work with is by “stalking potential investors online” and finding the people who you would like to work with and would be an asset to your company.

If you have any questions after watching the video, feel free to ask them in the comments section below!


Murray Newlands

Murray Newlands

Murray Newlands is YourStory’s US Correspondent and Deputy Editor of Search Engine Journal. Murray founded The Mail in 2013, an angel-funded startup publication covering performance marketing and mobile marketing. Murray is an advisor to a number of bay area startups and has authored several books.