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About a year ago, my partner David Beisel talked about how seed fundraising is no longer a local game, and that the best entrepreneurs seek out the best investors for them outside of their home market. That being said, it’s […]

Melody Koh
January 7, 2020 · 4  min.

Recently, Stu Landesberg, the CEO of Grove Collaborative shared the story of the struggle he faced in raising his series A round. You don’t often hear a founder speak so candidly about this (especially before the final chapter is written) […]

Rob Go
November 20, 2019 · 2  min.

Over the past few years, “pre-seed” as a distinct category has emerged within the early stage fundraising landscape.  To some degree the best way to describe a pre-seed round is that you know it when you see it, as the […]

David Beisel
October 28, 2019 · 3  min.

As seed rounds have atomized, it’s not uncommon for founders to raise 3 or even 4 rounds prior to a series A.  These include angel rounds, pre-seeds, institutional seeds, second seeds, pre-A, etc. The reality is that if a founder […]

Rob Go
October 24, 2019 · 4  min.

The best kind of traffic to a web based business is organic traffic.  It’s the best because it’s free, and usually means you are doing a lot of other things right that is driving folks to come to you directly […]

Rob Go
October 16, 2019 · 2  min.
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Well, here it is, in all of its glory: the final pitch deck template for raising seed stage capital. Download Template Here This past month we posted several blog posts that help address a common question which we frequently receive […]

David Beisel
September 27, 2019 · 3  min.

*This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here* Download Full […]

David Beisel
September 25, 2019 · 5  min.

*This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here*     […]

David Beisel
September 23, 2019 · 3  min.

When I started out in VC, there was a strong consensus around early stage investors that the “right” level of ownership was 20%. Pretty much every firm was targeting at least 20% ownership.  And I found that pricing, check sizes, […]

Rob Go
September 19, 2019 · 3  min.

*This post is part of our “pitch deck” series where we dissect the seed stage pitch deck and discuss the ideal flow for a pitch. You can read the rest of the posts in the series by clicking here*   […]

Melody Koh
September 18, 2019 · 3  min.