• The Startup Score


    A universal due-diligence tool that evaluates the health & potential of a startup venture with great accuracy. 

        • Built For Startup...
        •    Founders preparing to fundraise
        •    Investors conducting due diligence 
        •    Accelerators selecting cohorts
        •    Lenders reviewing loan application


    Score A Startup


The Startup Score has been used to evaluate over 20,000 innovations with proven validation over 20 years.

Startups scoring 4.5 stars or higher resulted in successful ventures with proven exits and growth at a 85% confidence.


Simple

Easy to submit relevant data, docs, and information to same you valuable time.

Quick

Our software combined with our expert analysts turn around a score for you within a week.

Affordable

At only $249, you can learn deeper insights on a startup company and its potential. 

Reputable

An industry leading venture tool with over 20 years of validation and research.

How does the Startup Score work?

You complete an online form providing detailed information on your venture (note that your information is protected by a confidentiality agreement).

Depending on which option you choose, the venture is reviewed on 8 - 42 factors (based on level) that our research indicates have a significant impact on venture success.  For each of the factors,  an A, B, C or F rating will be assigned.

You will receive a report which identifies areas for concern, and depending on which option you choose, offers recommendations for next steps.

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ACADEMIC RESEARCH BACKING THE STARTUP SCORE

Professor Dr. Andrew Maxwell

Built by professor Dr.Andrew Maxwell who conducted research of startup innovations and wrote his dissertation in Business Angel Investing & Venture Capital Due Diligence. The Startup Score is a objective framework looking at 8 - 42 factors of a ventures ability to create value, commercialize, monetize, and scale. 

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Built by professor Dr.Andrew Maxwell who conducted research of startup innovations and wrote his dissertation in Business Angel Investing & Venture Capital Due Diligence. The Startup Score is a objective framework looking at 8 - 42 factors of a ventures ability to create value, commercialize, monetize, and scale. 

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LEVEL 1
LEVEL 2
LEVEL 3
LEVEL 1

Level 1 - Snapshot


A free online tool for entrepreneurs that lets them self-assess their venture against the 8 overall factors for venture success. This is ideal for those who just want a quick feedback on their venture to see how it compares. The feedback can be the basis for re-thinking their original idea or progressing it to the next stage. 


LEVEL 2

Level 2 - Snapshot Plus


Where StartupFuel Analysts assesses the venture against the 8 overall factors for venture success. This assessment takes one week to complete and differs from the Snapshot in that you receive 3rd party feedback; the Snapshot is a self-assessment whose outcome is wholly dependent on how well you answer the question.

LEVEL 3

Level 3 - Full Assessment

A comprehensive assessment report of 42 critical factors which determine the weaknesses and strengths of the technology, business issues, market options and challenging implementation barriers. Specific feedback from this report helps plan your path forward. The Startup Score Level 3 Full Assessment takes between 2 to 4 weeks to complete.