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  • The Pure Storage IPO In Context Crunch Network

    The Pure Storage IPO In Context

    Pure Storage has been one of the hottest Silicon Valley enterprise startups for the past several years, sporting a world-class team and having raised capital from some of the top enterprise investors on the planet. The company seems to be doing great, so why wasn’t there a big pop from the last private round and from the IPO? Does it matter? What lessons can we draw from this? Read More

  • Series B Fundraising For Your Enterprise Startup Crunch Network

    Series B Fundraising For Your Enterprise Startup

    After a seed round of $1-2 million helps build a working prototype and a $5-10M Series A enables a successful beta and launch, what comes next? Lots of entrepreneurs have reached out to me recently to discuss what it takes to raise a successful Series B, and luckily, for many enterprise companies, a similar pattern emerges. Read More

  • Managing Growth In A Volatile Market Crunch Network

    Managing Growth In A Volatile Market

    Over the past several years, founders have been operating in a steadily improving macroeconomic environment. Stock market performance has mirrored the economic recovery, with the tech-heavy NASDAQ having posted meaningful gains in four of the past five years, with only 2011 posting a modest 1.8% loss. Leveraging this economic and stock market performance, venture capital firms have raised… Read More