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   * What is the company going to do?   * What is the company going to do?
   * Who are the competitors?​   * Who are the competitors?​
-  * What is it unique?+  * Why is it unique?
   * How is it going to be successful?   * How is it going to be successful?
   * Draft a quick business plan so that you have a story to tell others   * Draft a quick business plan so that you have a story to tell others
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     * How much you care about giving your investors a decent return?     * How much you care about giving your investors a decent return?
   * Learn the basics of seed funding (not forgetting SEIS/EIS):   * Learn the basics of seed funding (not forgetting SEIS/EIS):
-    * Look at [[https://​www.seedrs.com/​signup?​promo_code=UKORPWV0|Seedrs]],​ [[ https://​www.crowdcube.com|Crowdcube]] and the like+    * Look at [[https://​www.seedrs.com/​signup?​promo_code=UKORPWV0|Seedrs]], [[https://​www.syndicateroom.com|SyndicateRoom]], [[ https://​www.crowdcube.com|Crowdcube]] and the like 
 +        * Get to know the site 
 +        * Get to know what makes a strong pitch 
 +        * Get to know common themes (apps, chips, bikes, etc) 
 +        * Invest small amounts over years
     * Look at grants (e.g. SMART grants from Innovate UK)     * Look at grants (e.g. SMART grants from Innovate UK)
   * Write a short, easily digestible business plan (if your idea is good it will be rapidly out of date)   * Write a short, easily digestible business plan (if your idea is good it will be rapidly out of date)
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