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Investor Updates

How to Properly Prepare for a Board Meeting

Running a board meeting can be an intimidating duty as a first time founder. It is easy to look at a board meeting as an examination of your company’s performance and plans (it certainly sounds intimidating when looking at a…

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July 2020 Venture Data Report

As uncertain as the world continues to be, the venture capital ecosystem has been showing promising signs. Over the past 12 months of recording Axios venture data, July 2020 captured…

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NextView Ventures Seed Investor Update Template

NextView Ventures is a hands-on seed venture capital firm based in Boston. The team at NextView makes 10-12 investments a year so its fair to say they’ve seen their fair…

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Portfolio Management: What it is and How Visible Can Help

Portfolio Management in Venture Capital is a process used by VC investors with the ultimate goal of protecting and increasing the value of their investments. Proper portfolio management is a…

Dr. Dan — The Burdensome Investor

Raising capital is hard. Raising capital during a pandemic can feel impossible. As we discussed with Lolita Taub in our webinar last week, more founders are looking for alternatives to…

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April 2020 Venture Data Report

After March seemed to slowly drag on, the days of April zoomed by. While adjusting to everyone’s new normal, there is plenty to uncover surrounding the VC eco-system. For Starters…

Mike’s Note #12 — Investor NPS

How likely are you to refer your current lead investor(s) to fellow founders? Let us know through this NPS form. Answers are 100% anonymous. We keep hearing from founders wanting…

The Founders Forward Podcast List: “The Twenty Minute VC”

Harry Stebbings, Founder and Host of The Twenty Minute VC, gives great insight in his podcast for founders looking to secure funding and the entire Venture Capital ecosystem as a…

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Do You Have a Stakeholder Management Strategy?

As we’ve written about in the past couple of weeks, all eyes are on leaders in a time of uncertainty. How a leader acts, presents themselves, and communicates echoes throughout…

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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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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.”…