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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

This week on the Founders Forward Blog, we share how founders can find, pitch, and close angel investors.

 

3 Founder Attributes we Look for When Investing

Rob Go, Partner at NextView Ventures, lays out the characteristics the NextView team looks for in a founder.

 

 Why it Matters Who Your “Lead” Investor is

Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, shares what expectations a founder should have when searching for a lead investors.

 


Sales & Marketing

David Cummings, Founder of Atlanta Tech Village, discusses why “a lost dollar today translates into many lost dollars of revenue and enterprise value over the long run.”

 

Jad Naous, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, offers a guide to help startups navigate the risk and reward trade-offs of customer contracts.

 

Tomasz Tunguz, VC at Redpoint Ventures, shares a free tool to help startups benchmark their sales and customer success efforts.

 


Company Culture

Mike Robbins, business author, explains why it is important for leaders to know the difference between recognition and appreciation.

 

Jason Reichl, Founder of Go Nimbly, shares how founders can implement a strong operational foundation that will scale as their company grows.

 

Hunter Walk, Partner at Homebrew, discusses who you should speak with when pursuing career advice.

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