The average VC + Founder relationship is 8-10 years. It is vital to make sure you are finding and connecting with the right investors. In order to help you find the right investors, we’ve shared our favorite blog posts below.
The Long Engagement — Fred Wilson
Fred Wilson, Founder of Union Square Ventures, discusses what it means for a company and venture firm to enter a relationship. The average VC + Investor relationship is 8-10 years so it is vital to make sure you’re speaking with the right firms and are ready to enter a long engagement.
Echolocation — Semil Shah
Semil Shah, Founder of Haystack Ventures, explains why signaling is vital for attracting investors. Getting your name out in the VC community will help potential investors discover your brand and increase the odds of finding a qualified investor.
On the Founders Forward blog we share what qualities a founder should look for in an investor. Just as you would only sell to qualified leads the same should be said for potential investors.
On the Founders Forward blog we lay out steps to leverage your current investors. Your current investors can often be the best resource for discovering and introducing you to qualified investors.