As the VC seed market has institutionalized, especially over the past five years, there has emerged a prototypical seed round profile:
Raising capital is really difficult, no matter what people say about the influx of seed and early-stage dollars into the startup eco-system. I know very strong entrepreneurs that need to grind really hard to get seed rounds done, so I definitely don’t want to take away from the challenge of doing that.
This post was originally written by InsightSquared, a NextView portfolio company. The original can be found here. This post explores some of the critical data that seed-stage startups should consider using as they seek future rounds of funding from VCs.
When raising a round of seed venture capital, founders often focus the bulk of their time and energy on securing meetings and nailing their pitches — and rightfully so. It’s absolutely critical to secure that first interested party in order to more easily convince other investors to join and complete your round of funding. But […]
Editor’s note: Very few if any seed rounds of venture funding are completely the same. As an entrepreneur, it can be tough to know what exactly to expect and how to navigate the process. Below, Rob Go explores one potential roadmap for successfully closing your round of instiutional seed funding.