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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…

Visible Webinar: Alternatives to Venture Capital

Startups are in constant competition for two resources: capital and talent. Without talent, a business fails to flourish. Without capital, a business fails to exist. Whether it be bootstrapping with…

Upside.fm Podcast: Powering Communication for Founders and Investors

Upside is a podcast about startup investing outside of silicon valley. Our founder, Mike Preuss, was able to sit down with the hosts at Upside and discuss all things founder…

Founders Forward: Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2019

Over the course of 2019 we sent 52 Founders Forward Weekly Newsletters, curated 450+ articles, and wrote 60+ posts ourselves. This article shares the 10 most popular posts we wrote…

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How to Find Angel Investors for Your Startup

Generally we discuss what it takes to raise venture capital on the Founders Forward blog. However, there are a number of other types of investors and capital. All of which…

Founders Forward Newsletter — December 5th, 2019 (Edition #162)

This is a copy of our Founders Forward Newsletter sent on December 5th. You can sign up for future Founders Forwards using this link. Fundraising How to Find Angel Investors…

Icarus: The New Unicorn?

In the “startup world” it is no secret that signaling matters. With opaque benchmarks, it can be difficult for a startup to determine how they stack-up relative to their peers.…

Q3 2019 Pro Rata Newsletter Funding Data

Dan Primack is a prolific journalist who has covered the venture capital & private equity space for years. He currently produces the Pro Rata Newsletter at Axios. It’s a daily newsletter…

First Meeting with a Potential Investor? Ask These 5 Questions

As a founder, landing your first meeting with an investor is an exciting experience. You’ve got your deck together and a talk track ready to go. You’re ready to walk…

How Employees Think About a Fundraise

As a founder, the day-to-day can often feel like a juggling act. Constantly, trying to optimize time between building a product, growing revenue, attracting capital, and delighting employees. At the…

Understanding Power Law Curves to Better Your Chances of Raising Venture Capital

The ideas below are largely based off of Scott Kupor’s new book, Secrets of Sand Hill Road: Venture Capital and How to Get It. We highly recommend giving it a…