Russ Heddleston

Russ Heddleston Contributor Share on Twitter Russ is the cofounder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe, and Trulia. Follow him here: @rheddleston and @docsend More posts by this contributor Data says there are only two seasons for fundraising and one secret window When is the right time to pitch VCs for funding?

Russ is the cofounder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe, and Trulia. Follow him here: @rheddleston and @docsend

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First mover advantage: Does it matter in startup fundraising?

We know the world of startup funding is competitive. I’ve analyzed how founders can optimize their pitch decks and the best times of year for fundraising to get the most attention from investors.

Data says there are only two seasons for fundraising and one secret window

One of the top things that keeps a startup CEO up at night is the worry of running out of money. As a second-time founder, I consider raising money and keeping my startup sufficiently funded a primary

When is the right time to pitch VCs for funding?

 A compelling pitch deck that quickly and clearly presents your startup as an exceptional investment opportunity is a clear edge when raising a round. But could fundraising be more effective if you..

Data tells us that investors love a good story

Here's how pitch decks are successfully bringing in funding today, according to DocSend.

Pitching your product will kill your fundraising

Hint: investors want to know why you are the team to build your product now, and more data from DocSend.