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Seed Fundraising

This is a small collection of 20 learning resources about The initial capital raised by a company is typically called “seed” capital. This brief guide is a summary of what startup founders need to know about raising the seed funds critical to getting their company off the ground.


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Podcast article.voxsnap.com

How to Raise a Seed Round - Justin Kan - Atrium - VoxSnap


Seed rounds and Series A are both part of the path for a startup’s success. However, even though these two types of fundraising are different, I see a large amount of founder co...

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Article blog.ycombinator.com

A Guide to Seed Fundraising - Y Combinator


YCombinator, Introduction Startup companies need to purchase equipment, rent offices, and hire staff. More importantly, they need to grow. In almost every case they will requir...

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Kirsty Nathoo - Startup Finance Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them - YC Startup School - Y


YC Partner and CFO Kirsty Nathoo shares the most common mistakes startups make with their finances and how they can prevent them. You can find the lecture sl...

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Article paulgraham.com

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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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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Article avc.com

How Much Money To Raise | AVC, Fred Wilson


AVC, Fred Wilson, 2011: "I spent some time yesterday talking to an entrepreneur about this topic and I thought I'd share what I told him with everyone."

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Article bettereveryday.vc

What Kind of Seed Round Should You Raise? - Better Everyday (2018)


Raising capital is really difficult, no matter what anyone says about the influx of early-stage dollars into the startup eco-system. I know very strong entrepreneurs that need t...

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Article saastr.com

Benchmarks in SaaS for Seed and Series A Rounds in 2017 - SaaStr (2017)


I’m often asked by founders what milestones they need to get to in order to raise an institutional Seed round or Series A and what size do those rounds tend to be. The short ans...

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TED talk: David S. Rose, 10 things to know before you pitch a VC for


Thinking startup? David S. Rose's rapid-fire TED U talk on pitching to a venture capitalist tells you the 10 things you need to know about yourself -- and prove to a VC -- befor...

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Article sequoiacap.com

Writing a Business Plan | Sequoia Capital - Sequoia Capital


Sequoia Capital guide: You can find our guide to pitching below (with a few refinements from years of use).

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Article avc.com

Don’t Tax Options And RSUs Upon Vesting! | AVC, Fred Wilson


AVC, Fred Wilson blog, 2017: “And that would be the end of equity compensation in startups as we know it. If this provision becomes law, startup and growth tech companies wi...

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Article news.crunchbase.com

Hometown Heroes: Where And Why Venture Capitalists Invest Close To Home | Crunchbase - Crunchbase News


Crunchbase News, 2017: “Public market investors have the luxury of being able to make, invest, and move their money anywhere they’d like. But the same isn’t true for startup in...

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Article github.com

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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Article about.crunchbase.com

Here’s How Likely Your Startup Is To Get Acquired At Any Stage | Crunchbase - Crunchbase News


Crunchbase: "Let’s say you randomly selected 1000 seed-stage startups based in the United States. How many of those would go on to raise a Series A? Of companies that go on to r...

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Article observer.com

I Slept With 65 VCs and Learned These Things | | Observer - Observer (2017)


This startup stuff is an emotional roller coaster. “I’ve learned. I say “no” to associates. They—along with most VCs—waste founder time. And it’s our fault. More on that belo...

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Article businessinsider.com

Rejected 148 times before raising $30 million made 2 small changes to get investors excited - Business Insider


Kathryn Minshew, the cofounder and CEO of The Muse, kept getting rejected by investors until she figured out how to make her pitch more appealing.

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Article medium.com/@emilybest

How raising a $2+M Seed Round really, actually went - Medium (2018)


A couple of days ago, I closed a little over $2M in a seed funding round for Seed&Spark. I’m supposed to send a press release to, like, Techcrunch or something with the headline...

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Article versionone.vc

So you just raised your seed round, now what? - Version One - Version One (2018)


At V1, we have had the privilege to sit on many of our portfolio companies’ boards from (pre-)seed to Series B (and beyond). We have seen these companies grow and go through the...

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Article medium.com/@fdestin

How to fundraise like a BOSS – Fred Destin – Medium - Medium (2019)


100% of founders agree: raising money is a frustrating, tedious, unpredictable process. The only upside are the memories made in comically bad VC meetings, and the few standout ...

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Article saastr.com

Why would an investor invest in a pre-revenue company? | SaaStr - SaaStr (2019)


Q: Why would an investor invest in a pre-revenue company? This is an important question to understand. If you don’t understand it, it’s hard to understand

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