Fundraising

9 Simple Steps to Creating a Winning Pitch Deck

9 Simple Steps to Creating a Winning Pitch Deck

Fundraising6 min read

Your pitch deck is one of the most important tools to help you fund your business venture. Learn how to build a better pitch deck in nine simple steps.

9 Simple Steps to Creating a Winning Pitch Deck
13 Smart Methods To Raise Money For a Startup

13 Smart Methods To Raise Money For a Startup

Fundraising10 min read

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.

13 Smart Methods To Raise Money For a Startup
6 Different Types of Startup Investors

6 Different Types of Startup Investors

Fundraising8 min read

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.

6 Different Types of Startup Investors
How Do Investors Evaluate Startups?

How Do Investors Evaluate Startups?

Fundraising9 min read

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.

How Do Investors Evaluate Startups?
How To Negotiate a Term Sheet

How To Negotiate a Term Sheet

Fundraising6 min read

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.

How To Negotiate a Term Sheet
How to Assign Deliverables that Hold You Accountable

How to Assign Deliverables that Hold You Accountable

Fundraising7 min read

Assigning and managing deliverables is one of the most important parts of ensuring successful project outcomes. Read this guide to learn more about how you should approach deliverables for your projects.

How to Assign Deliverables that Hold You Accountable
How to Make a List of Target Investors

How to Make a List of Target Investors

Fundraising4 min read

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.

How to Make a List of Target Investors
What Should Founders Look For in an Investor?

What Should Founders Look For in an Investor?

Fundraising6 min read

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.

What Should Founders Look For in an Investor?
How to Find an Advisor for Your Startup

How to Find an Advisor for Your Startup

Fundraising6 min read

You’re the founder of a startup who is looking for an advisor. It feels like shouting into the void, and you aren’t sure what you should even be shouting in the first place. Why do you need startup advisors? And how can you successfully find the right one for your startup?

How to Find an Advisor for Your Startup
How to Find The Right Investors for Your Startup

How to Find The Right Investors for Your Startup

Fundraising4 min read

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.

How to Find The Right Investors for Your Startup
5 Steps to Raising a Seed Round

5 Steps to Raising a Seed Round

Fundraising6 min read

If you’re having a hard time raising a seed round, you’re not alone. Learn how to raise a seed round in 5 easy steps.

5 Steps to Raising a Seed Round
How to Create FOMO to Close an Investment Round For Your Startup

How to Create FOMO to Close an Investment Round For Your Startup

Fundraising4 min read

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.

How to Create FOMO to Close an Investment Round For Your Startup
Chris Yeh

Chris Yeh

Co-author of Blitzscaling,
Investor

Available on Thursday

Chris Yeh is a writer, investor, and entrepreneur who has been in the world of startups and scale-ups since 1995. Co-author of the bestselling book Blitzscaling together ...

Pitch practice
and blitzscaling

  • Scaling your startup
  • Fundraising
  • Growth strategy
  • Product-market-fit
  • Marketing
Jacob Jaber

Jacob Jaber

Co-founder – Philz Coffee,
Investor and Forbes 30 Under 30

Available on Tuesday

Jacob Jaber is the Co-Founder & Chairman of Philz Coffee. As CEO for nearly two decades, Jacob grew Philz from the original coffee shop in San Francisco's Mission Distric...

Growth and
marketing advice

  • Food & beverage startups
  • Getting into big retail
  • Expansion strategies
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing strategy
Edvard Engesaeth

Edvard Engesaeth

Co-founder – Nurx,
Y Combinator Alum

Available on Friday

Dr. Edvard "Eddie" Engeseath, MD is the Co-founder of telehealth startup Nurx, angel investor, startup advisor, and a former family physician. He founded Nurx to make pre...

Growth and
fundraising advice

  • Fundraising
  • Deal making
  • Customer acquisition
  • Product-market-fit
  • Hiring strategy