Resources for Founders

Resources and guides to help move founders forward. Explore our popular topics below:

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Automate Your Fundraise with Zapier

Fundraising is a full-time job for startups. It’s a process most founders are running 24/7/365. The fundraising lifecycle typically has two parts: Actively Raising: Founders are actively raising new capital for…

Investor Updates

The Week in Board Management — April 26th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Investor Updates — April 12th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Investor Relations — March 25th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

Fundraising

This Week in Fundraising — April 19th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Fundraising — April 12th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

Debut VC Funds in February 2021

In February 2021, we saw 11 VCs reveal their debut funds. Below, we will list out the firms’ verticals, investment stage, description, and more. All debut funds are curated from…

Leadership

The Week in Board Management — April 26th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Company Culture — April 12th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Leadership — April 5th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

Metrics and Data

This Week in Sales & Marketing — April 26th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Growth — April 26th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

This Week in Metrics & Data — April 19th, 2021

The following were featured in the Visible Weekly — our weekly newsletter. We search the web for the best tips to help founders move forward, then deliver them to thousands…

Product Updates

Automate Your Fundraise with Zapier

Fundraising is a full-time job for startups. It’s a process most founders are running 24/7/365. The fundraising lifecycle typically has two parts: Actively Raising: Founders are actively raising new capital for…

Introducing the Founders Forward Podcast

Building a company is difficult. Being a founder can almost feel impossible. As Naval Ravikant, Founder of AngelList, wrote, “It’s never been easier to start a company. It’s never been…

Mike’s Note #16 — I told you this was going to happen

Just like a LiveJournal that went dormant from neglect, my weekly note went silent at the beginning of June. To be fair, I said this might happen in my first note.…

Read our guides

7 Leadership Communication Principles of Successful Startups

Leadership communication couldn’t be more important these days. Your business’s success can be determined by it’s communication principles.

How to Hire Your First 10 Startup Employees

Step-by-step instructions on how to hire your first 10 employees at your startup.

What is a Cap Table & Why is it Important for Your Startup

Understanding your cap table is critical when building your startup. We break down what goes into it and how to keep it updated.