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VC Fundraising: 22 Frequently Asked Founder Questions (and Answers)

On Dec 16, 2020
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RT @ForwardPrt: Last week 100 founders joined us for our first investor AMA on VC fundraising. Investors Katie Kim and Louise Rix gave their answers to the group's biggest questions. If you're thinking about your next round, don't miss our replay of the event. https://t.co/5mjqlRczsH https://t.co/BGvxrtF8Cm
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Let's not sugar-coat it: for many founders, VC fundraising can be a bit of a black box. Do I need a co-founder? Can I apply without a referral? How much runway should I have?

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On Dec 16, 2020
@robinwauters shared
RT @ForwardPrt: Last week 100 founders joined us for our first investor AMA on VC fundraising. Investors Katie Kim and Louise Rix gave their answers to the group's biggest questions. If you're thinking about your next round, don't miss our replay of the event. https://t.co/5mjqlRczsH https://t.co/BGvxrtF8Cm
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VC Fundraising: 22 Frequently Asked Founder Questions (and Answers)

VC Fundraising: 22 Frequently Asked Founder Questions (and Answers)

Let's not sugar-coat it: for many founders, VC fundraising can be a bit of a black box. Do I need a co-founder? Can I apply without a referral? How much runway should I have?

How to value your startup and decide how much equity to give away

How to value your startup and decide how much equity to give away

How much money should I raise? What percentage of the company should I give away? What company valuation should I use?

How I Raised VC From Top-Tier Funds

How I Raised VC From Top-Tier Funds

Incredible Health CEO & Co-Founder Iman Abuzeid breaks down the complicated (and often convoluted) process of fundraising and makes public her lessons for the Founder community on what it ...

3 Tips For Finding The Right VC Firm For Your Startup

3 Tips For Finding The Right VC Firm For Your Startup

Many new founders are laser-focused on raising money and meeting with as many VCs as possible, the problem is, they often burn through a…

Business Valuations for Startups

Business Valuations for Startups

There are a lot of common factors that go into valuation methods for startups, but it all comes down to management, the idea, the industry and the economy.

The most common ways on how to evaluate early-stage companies

The most common ways on how to evaluate early-stage companies

Therefore, in many valuation methods for early or seed stage companies, the starting point for determining the valuation of seed stage ventures is that of comparable deals. It uses the ...

For Fundraising, Seed is No Longer a Round, It’s a Phase

For Fundraising, Seed is No Longer a Round, It’s a Phase

Want to know the biggest challenge Satya and I faced when announcing Homebrew’s third fund? How to describe the moment in time we seek to invest. “Early stage” has been coopted by…

Deals Down Under: A Recap Of Australia’s Venture Capital Scene

Deals Down Under: A Recap Of Australia’s Venture Capital Scene

To cure our curiosity (and hopefully yours), we’re taking a deeper look at the country with a snapshot of its VC scene.

7 Things You Must Do To Land Late-Stage Funding

7 Things You Must Do To Land Late-Stage Funding

Raising growth financing is very different from closing your early funding rounds. Here are 7 things you will absolutely want to show investors.

Is it better to start my career in a VC firm or in a startup?

Is it better to start my career in a VC firm or in a startup?

Startup Track: Day #1 Startup Track: Day #2 Two years later VC Track: Day #1 VC Track: Day #2 Two years later Startup or VC firm? Startups, on the other hand, are in general faster-changing ...

The #1 thing most people do wrong when they fundraise

The #1 thing most people do wrong when they fundraise

“So why do you like fundraising so much now?”  It was a dreary day, and I was catching up over coffee with a friend of mine whom I hadn’t seen in a couple of years. And we were talking …

Fueling SaaS rockets: Introducing the Rocket Fuel stage

Fueling SaaS rockets: Introducing the Rocket Fuel stage

On the second day of SaaStock, we are transforming the Traction Stage into Rocket Fuel. Devoted to the topic of funding, Rocket Fuel is a one-day track featuring some of Europe’s leading ...

Inside the Mind of a NYC VC: Anna Garcia of Runway Venture Partners

Inside the Mind of a NYC VC: Anna Garcia of Runway Venture Partners

We sit down with Anna Garcia, Partner at Runway Venture Partners, an early stage fund focused on making investments in companies that are post seed and post product-market fit, often ...

How to Attract the Right Investors

How to Attract the Right Investors

During the Founder Institute's Founder Lab program, FI Graduates learned tips and tactics for securing a lead investor. In this blog post, we outline some of th