Life in the startup world is fast-paced, there’s no doubt about that. New tech entrepreneurs are eager to grow their business and start looking for investors. But before you hit the ground running, every early stage startup needs a checklist for raising VC money. For new entrepreneurs in the tech industry, there are many things to consider before seed money even enters the equation. Making sure you’ve invested in your own business and proving its worth are just the tip of the iceberg for new startups looking to take the next step.