Most decent investment funds have a network of friends, colleagues, trusted suppliers and alumni to call on.
At 7percent we have gone a step further and brought together seasoned entrepreneurs, specialist and corporate operators who can add value or specific knowledge at the right time in the right way for your startup, via our platform: 7EVN, and we pay them by sharing some of our own management carry (our investment returns).
7EVN Advisors are ex-founders, colleagues and friends who are experts in their field, many from the top startups in the world (Meta, AirBnB, Oculus, etc).You can use this network for introductions, explore joint ventures, gain introductions to customers or even eventual M&A, as well as tangible help when you need it providing advice for specific areas of your business adhoc e.g. data science, SEO, product virality, sales, etcetera.
All these advisors are themselves investors in our fund and incentized by us because we share our own partnership management carry (fund profits) with them. You can pick up the phone or send an email for advice without worrying if they’re going to expect share options or payment. Simple.