Fundraising guide for entrepreneurs

This is a small collection of 19 learning resources about Startup finance. Fund raising for entrepreneurs


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Fundraising Fundamentals By Geoff Ralston - YC Startup School - Y


YC Partner Geoff Ralston gives an introduction to the key concepts to keep in mind once you enter a fundraising process. Learn more at https://www.startupsch...

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How to Raise Money - Paul Graham


Fundraising is hard in both senses: hard like lifting a heavy weight, and hard like solving a puzzle. It's hard like lifting a weight because it's intrinsically hard to convince...

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How Investors Think About Ideas - Kevin Hale - Y Combinator - Y


Y Combinator Published on Feb 27, 2019 Kevin Hale on how investors think about ideas. Kevin is Visiting Partner at YC. Prior YC Kevin was the cofounder of Wufoo, which was ...

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A Fundraising Survival Guide | YCombinator. Paul Graham essay


YCombinator. Paul Graham essay: August 2008 Raising money is the second hardest part of starting a startup. The hardest part is making something people want: most startups ...

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How to raise money | YCombinator. Paul Graham essay


YCombinator. Paul Graham essay: September 2013 Most startups that raise money do it more than once. A typical trajectory might be (1) to get started with a few tens of thou...

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How to Fund a Startup | YCombinator, Paul Graham essay


YCombinator, Paul Graham essay "Venture funding works like gears. A typical startup goes through several rounds of funding, and at each round you want to take just enough mon...

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The Hacker's Guide to Investors | YCombinator. Paul Graham essay


YCombinator. Paul Graham essay. April 2007 (This essay is derived from a keynote talk at the 2007 ASES Summit at Stanford.) The world of investors is a foreign one to most...

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How to Raise Money, and How to Succeed Long-Term - CS183F | Stanford


Stanford, Published on Jun 8, 2017, Jess Lee (Partner at Sequoia Capital) and Aaron Harris (Partner at YC) discuss raising money as an early stage company, and how to think abou...

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How to Raise Money from Angel Investors | This Week in Startups, Jason Calacanis


Published on Apr 17, 2014 I have a great idea but need money to make it happen. How do I network with angel investors? Where do I make the connection? And what's the best way t...

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Valuation | AVC, Fred Wilson


AVC. essay from Fred Wilson: "Valuation: There’s this dance that entrepreneurs and venture capitalists do when it comes time to negotiate the economic terms of an investment. ...

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The Equity Equation | YCombinator. Paul Graham essay


An investor wants to give you money for a certain percentage of your startup. Should you take it? You're about to hire your first employee. How much stock should you give him? ...

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How to Convince Investors | YCombinator. Paul Graham essay


August 2013 When people hurt themselves lifting heavy things, it's usually because they try to lift with their back. The right way to lift heavy things is to let your legs do...

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A handy guide to financial support for open source - GitHub


GitHub lemonade-stand - A handy guide to financial support for open source "I do open source work, how do I find funding?" Below I've listed every way I know of that p...

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What I Look for In Tech Startups | Chris Devore | Capital & Growth Blog


Q&A w/ Prominent Seattle Tech Investor, Chris Devore | Capital & Growth Blog Below is a summary of an interview with the prominent Seattle tech investor Chris Devore. Jasper ...

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How Front Founder Mathilde Collin Raised $66 Million From Sequoia In Five Days | Forbes - Forbes


Mathilde Collin raised $66 million in just five days for her email app Front. Here's how she did it -- and what top VC firm Sequoia Capital did to win over the rising star entre...

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A Ridiculously Detailed Fundraising Guide – The Startup – Medium - Medium (2019)


Even for strong startups, fundraising is a marathon that requires near constant attention for 8–12 weeks. The process is punishing, and riskier than you might imagine. You need ...

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Founder's Guide to the Investor Communications Process - atrium - atrium (2019)


The step by step guide to managing investor meetings while fundraising—like a CRM for investors.

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Andreessen Horowitz Wins VC Sweepstakes To Back Clubhouse, Still In Beta, At $100 M Valuation - Forbes


Clubhouse has picked Andreessen Horowitz over Benchmark in one of Silicon Valley's fiercest startup funding races, valuing the still-in-beta app at $100 million.

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Playbook: How to raise a smart Series A | by Alpaca VC - Medium (2021)


If your Seed stage startup has regularly been hitting milestones, you’ve likely begun thinking about your Series A. This financing round varies in size, commonly from $3 million...

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