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It’s a delicate balance of gauging the various fundraising options available and knowing which practices to embrace or avoid along the way.
Subscriptions are not dying; they are just evolving.
A solid financial structure must not be underestimated. It provides credibility and puts the target company in a stronger negotiating position.
Our best-practice advice to CEOs is to cut deep enough that they are confident there will not be a second round in the next few months.
Experienced sailors know that if they turn the wheel too hard, they will soon need to compensate by turning it in the other direction, or they will capsize the boat.
For investors, now is a good time to start seeing the opportunities while also protecting themselves against potential risks down the line.
You've managed to acquire a million users. Amazing. But if 999,999 of them don’t make it through the funnel, or churn, now that’s not so amazing.
If you haven’t found a technical co-founder or freelancer to build your MVP, here are four principles that will help in the meantime.
There’s tremendous opportunity in a recession for growing revenue. But first, you have to fundamentally change the way you approach sales.
With more VC funds wanting to see where every dollar is spent, it is essential CEOs understand how to accurately track and report monthly expenses and revenue.
As regulators and investors increasingly focus on ESG issues, tech companies are slowly coming under the spotlight. What can tech companies do to avoid being accused of greenwashing?
While IPOs may get more headlines, a well-timed, well-planned acquisition can mean even larger opportunities for you, your team and the technologies you’ve built.
There’s no "one size fits all" benefits package, and nor should there be, as each company has its own objectives and goals.
While the IPO is characterized as the pinnacle for venture-backed startups, far more companies see successful exits via an M&A process than by going public.
How does one build, scale and navigate the headwinds of a recession, especially as consumer behavior changes dramatically?
Green startups now need to refine their strategies for raising VC money during the scaling stage, especially when they begin assessing their defining values vis-a-vis their finances.
As a founder, there’s no shortage of items on your to-do list, but reporting to the board is one area every startup leader needs to prioritize.
While it is important to get input from trusted sources, you must ultimately decide when to raise capital based on available data and your instincts and experience as an entrepreneur.
With rising interest rates, there’s a new sheriff in town for all companies: it's called efficiency.
Many investors still have capital available to deploy despite the downturn. Here’s what founders should ask to make the most of their fundraising meetings and identify the right investment partners.