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Our Startup Fundraising Guide

Our ultimate guide to help founders and startups raise venture capital. We will cover the history of venture capital, the investor thought process, finding and pitching investors, sharing data and documents, closing your new investors, and building strong relationships to…

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Mike’s Note #8 — Our Open Sourced Investor Database

We are sharing before we are ready on this one. So much has changed over the past week we wanted to audible to make sure we are helping startups as…

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Checking Out Venture Capital Funding Alternatives

Over the last few years there has been an explosion of alternative financing options to venture capital. There are a number of interesting alternatives to venture capital that each have…

February 2020 Venture Data Report

We head into February with many deals, large investments and high hopes. How we leave February certainly holds a different, untold story. While closing the door on our January report,…

Y Combinator Investment Memo Template

Memos are a clear and concise document to lay out strategic vision, rationale, and expectations (in case you missed it, we wrote about the importance of memos earlier this week).…

What is Pre-Seed?

If you’ve been following along at home it may feel like seed rounds are exploding in size. However, this is not just a feeling but a fact. Not long ago,…

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Bloomberg Beta Investor Update Template + What They Look for in a Startup

“Bloomberg Beta is an early-stage venture fund backed by Bloomberg that invests in startups making work better, focusing on machine learning.” We recently stumbled upon the “Bloomberg Beta Operating Manual.”…

Too Small to Fail

In the wake of a few IPO flops, sustainability and profitability have also come into focus. There has been quite a buzz about raising too much, founders diluting themselves too…

Fundraising is Blind

The next, “so bad, you can’t look away” reality show, “Love is Blind,” has taken over the internet (and the Visible team). Somewhat sadly, the Netflix show has been the…

Our Favorite Takeaways from the YC Series A Guide

With the seed to series A conversion rate estimated to be under 20% having the right resources, framework, and mind set for conducting your series A fundraise are vital. The team at Y…

January 2020 Venture Data Report

The information below is an accumulation of data generated from various newsletters, websites, blogs and other sources across the globe for the month of January. Our goal is to provide…