pitching for venture capital
Pitch Deck Teardown: Ageras’ $36M Private Equity deck
Today, we're looking at Ageras' pitch deck, which it used to raise a $35 million private equity round to further expand its relatively late-stage product portfolio.
Stop spending so much time on your product when pitching to investors
It's natural for founders to live and breathe for their customers and product, but the dirty little secret of fundraising is that your investors are extraordinarily unlikely to care about your product
How to make a teaser trailer for your startup pitch
A well-crafted teaser trailer is the perfect first step toward developing a positive relationship.
Unicorn founder Julia Collins shows how to tell your story to attract investors at TC Early Stage
What determines the trajectory of your company? Is it the quality of your idea, perfect product market fit, your bold plan to TAM? One thing trumps these other important factors. The pitch — it’s
You earn a million dollars a year and can’t get funded?
The funding environment is so overheated that it often seems like no idea is too silly to attract investment. You might be surprised by how many companies struggle to raise money -- even those that ma
The two best pieces of early-stage pitching advice
Over the past 10 years I've been on the first cap tables of three startups for which I've been responsible for closing their capital-raising efforts. I’ve raised money from the smallest angel invest