Resources for Founders

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Introducing Decks — Manage Your Raise From Deck to Check

The pitch deck is the core marketing asset that jumpstarts any fundraising effort. It acts as the catalyst for connection, conversation, and relationship building.  We talked to hundreds of founders,…

Investor Updates

[Webinar] How Your Board Can be a Secret Weapon with Matt Blumberg

“Leading a world-class board is one of the single most important things startup CEOs can do to help their businesses thrive and become industry leaders.” — Matt Blumberg, CEO of…

How to Build an Investor List with Gale Wilkinson of Vitalize

On episode 10 of the Founders Forward Podcast, we welcome Gale Wilkinson. Gale is the Managing Partner at Vitalize Ventures — “an early-stage fund & angel community investing in software…

4 Tear Sheet Examples to Give You Inspiration for Your Next LP Report

Tear Sheets (also known as one-pagers or fact sheets) are an effective way to communicate the performance of your portfolio on an individual company level. In Venture Capital, tear sheets…

Fundraising

Our 5 Favorite Quotes About Pitch Decks from the Founders Forward

On season 2 of the Founders Forward Podcast, we interviewed 10 different startup investors. We covered everything from storytelling to mental health. However, fundraising was a constant theme throughout the…

This Week in Fundraising — October 7th, 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…

[Webinar] How Your Board Can be a Secret Weapon with Matt Blumberg

“Leading a world-class board is one of the single most important things startup CEOs can do to help their businesses thrive and become industry leaders.” — Matt Blumberg, CEO of…

Leadership

This Week in Leadership — October 14th

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 — October 7th, 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…

[Webinar] How Your Board Can be a Secret Weapon with Matt Blumberg

“Leading a world-class board is one of the single most important things startup CEOs can do to help their businesses thrive and become industry leaders.” — Matt Blumberg, CEO of…

Metrics and Data

This Week in Metrics & Data — October 14th

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 — October 7th, 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 — September 30th, 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

Introducing Decks — Manage Your Raise From Deck to Check

The pitch deck is the core marketing asset that jumpstarts any fundraising effort. It acts as the catalyst for connection, conversation, and relationship building.  We talked to hundreds of founders,…

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Unlock Your SaaS Metrics with Visible & ProfitWell

Keeping tabs on your SaaS metrics, like subscription growth, MRR movements, churn rates, etc., is vital to continued growth and improvement. We are excited to announce our direct integration with…

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…