TC Guide: Securing Your First Institutional Investor

It’s no secret that first time founder’s who are fundraising will hear more no’s from VC’s than not. It can be intimidating to go into meetings with investors without having much prior experience. What information should you prioritize? How do break the ice? What are the characteristics of a good VC? How do you gage interest? 

We’ve put together this guide to give you an overview of the fundraising landscape in a post-pandemic world. You’ll discover strategies and tactics to apply during your VC meetings and learn how to pick an investor in good or bad times.

You can also apply these lessons at our flagship event, TechCrunch Disrupt 2021. Founders from across the globe will log on for three days of building relationships with potential investors, acquiring customers and deep learning about the state of the industry. Find out more about Disrupt 2021 here.