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I’m Todor

I help startups raise capital from angel investors and venture capitalists.

I’ve spent my career working at the intersection of investing, innovation, and economic development. This is my personal website where you can find some of my articles and other resources I’ve created for entrepreneurs and operators of entrepreneurship support centers.

My areas of expertise are:

Sales & Business Development

Business Strategy & Planning

Business Operations

Investor Relations

Online Marketplaces


“Todor is an anchor in the Philadelphia start-up community. He supercharges start-ups methodically, intelligently (and effectively!) and supports entrepreneurs through all stages of early development in a way that has been inspiring to watch.”

Anders U. – Brand Strategist

“Todor's intelligence and attention to detail have ensured we have been very aligned throughout and mutual targets have been met. Thumbs up from me!”

Mohand N. – Co-Founder of F6S

“Mr. Raykov is considered one of the top business incubation and startup acceleration professionals in our region.”

Mary L. – Chapter Chair, SCORE Philadelphia

From The Blog

The 3 Pillars of a Successful Relationship with Angel Investors

Investors have seen it more often than they care to admit - after multiple meetings, a promising startup receives a check from them and, soon thereafter, disappears from the face of the earth. One could say the startup swindled the money from the unsuspecting...

Virtual Incubation and Acceleration Services: What Really Works?

You’ve probably heard this before. “Virtual is the new normal.” This statement might be true, but if you are an incubator or accelerator manager, this doesn’t give you an answer to the question how to better serve your startup clients in this new environment. Many of...

A Startup Oasis Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Down rounds are looming, layoffs are mounting, and investors prefer to keep capital closer to home, but there are still ways for startups to raise money and maintain momentum during a time of unprecedented crisis. Many venture capitalists and angel investors are going...

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