Investing in Investor Updates

Published July 27, 2017

The Visible team was fortunate enough to give a seminar on investor updates to the 2017 Techstars Chicago class today. It was great getting to synthesize our key learnings from the past two years to create a great dialogue with an engaged group of entrepreneurs.

You can find the investor updates presentation below as well as some key takeaways.

Key Takeaways for Investor Updates

  1. Companies that provide regular investor updates are 200% more likely to receive follow on funding.
  2. Don’t be scared to share bad news. You are not alone even though it might feel like it.
  3. Build a cadence and keep updates succinct as well as comparable
  4. Just do it! Get feedback and iterate.

Always Include These Items in Your Investor Updates

  1. Cash, burn and runway
  2. Use comparable metrics
  3. Make specific asks

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