1. What kind of role does this investor want to play in your company? Do they want to advise, be actively involved or just want to be passive?
2. Does the investor offer sufficient added value (beyond capital) for building, supporting and/or scaling your business model?
3. Have you checked the investor’s track record concerning the extra value they offer? Have you checked how many successful exits they’ve been able to orchestrate?
a. It can be a good idea to talk to some companies in your investor’s portfolio; they can give a good impression of your investor’s track record in creating value and incentives for the portfolio companies.