Your startup will likely need to deal with venture capitalists sooner or later. Getting advice from a mentor with VC investing experience is a great way to learn about how to impress VCs.
You’ll get out of your mentorship what you put into it. Use these seven questions to guide the conversation at your next meeting with your fundraising mentor.
Solal Kaufmann used Mentorcam to make sure he was building his company the right way from the start. Working with Robin Daniels, he was able to get clarity about the direction he should take his company in the current fundraising climate.
The pre-seed funding stage is easily misunderstood, but getting it right can be what sets your startup on the path to success. Learn about when you should pursue pre-seed funding and how you can find the right pre-seed investors for your business.
Getting advice from a qualified mentor is one of the best ways to expand your investor network. Learn how to find the right investors, get introductions, and close successful deals with guidance from a mentor.
With Mentorcam, Clint Rogers could find a mentor to give him personalized advice on tackling any sort of challenge. See what he got to learn from leaders who have overcome those obstacles themselves.
It’s very important to start off your relationship with a potential investor on the right foot. Here are seven of the best questions to ask potential VCs to make sure both parties get the most out of the partnership.
Venture capital firm or angel investor? For many startup founders, this can be a tough decision. Here are the key differences you need to understand before you choose.
Andrew says that what set his successful fundraise in motion was his experience with Mentorcam and the mentors that he met through there.
Christian says he got exactly what he was looking for in a mentor. Someone who loves to get in the trenches with founders and help build out.
Term sheet negotiations may appear complicated, but they typically come down to a few key issues. Here are our best tips for navigating the process.
Pablo and his mentor have talked a lot about how to do sales and how to think about the customer. Things that, having a technical background, aren't traditionally his strong suit.
Founder vesting agreements can be a sensitive matter — but it’s crucial for founding teams to consider stipulating a vesting period for everyone’s protection.
Before long, nearly every founder has to confront the issue of funding — but simply jumping at the first offer you get could be a big mistake.
Nearly every startup or small business can benefit from some extra capital. The best way to get it depends on your situation. Check out our roundup of the 13 best methods for raising money for your startup.
Investors know exactly what they’re looking for before you walk in the door. If you want the best shot at impressing them, you should know what they’re looking for, too.
There is a lot going on behind the scenes when a startup seeks and receives funding. Fundraising is a careful process of finding an investor who believes in your vision and can be a long-term partner in your startup journey.
Your list of target investors is your roadmap to securing startup funding. Take these tips into consideration as you choose which investors to focus your efforts toward.
Every startup needs investors, but not every investor is the right fit. As a founder, it's important to understand which types of investors are the best match for each round.
Every startup investor is hunting for the next success story—and many of them are afraid they’ll miss it when it comes along. Find out how founders can benefit.
Raising a seed round is hard work. Check out these 5 tips for getting investors interested in your startup.