Here's High Output's template for an in-depth investment memo that's used as a tool to validate decisions and ensure full conviction. These are likely the categories that potential investors will be looking for when making their own funding decisions.

It can be valuable for an investor or a founder to use this template to shape their thinking around an opportunity, or to clearly enumerate why their company should get funding.

🗺 Company Overview

[What is the company one-liner?]

Mission / Vision

[What guides the organization and team?]


Key Risks

🛍 Customer & Product

Target Market / Customer

[Who specifically is the initial customer]

Problem / Need

[What's the problem or void? How does the team know?]

Product & Wedge

[What is the product? Does it solve the pain point / need? Any dependencies?]