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How the Seed-Stage VC Trend Began, The Downsides of Unicorns & Much More

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I was out to raise my first seed money in my second startup of $500,000. Some quick highlights include: The Role of a Seed Stage VC.

A Year in Review: 2016

Version One Ventures

At the same time, seed money is still abundant due to the proliferation of micro VC over the past few years. They started with a simple question: if 100 startups raise a Seed round, how many of those will go on to raise a Series A, and then a Series B ? The industry entered the year bracing for an apocalypse. VR/AR. Genomics.

2009 VC Fundraising Strategy

Startup Economy

A company that got funded in 2007 ain't the same animal you are dealing with now. A company that got funded in 2007 ain't the same animal you are dealing with now.Friends and families (and fools) are good options, and you should consider raising incremental investments from them. Overall, not the best news for startups.

Lyft CEO: 'Think of Every Dollar as the Last You'll Ever Get'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

i.e. companies make goals based on the assumption more money will always be coming. Green and co-founder John Zimmer started Zimride in 2007.

D-Wave's Dream Machine

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Farris had thrown Rose a few thousand dollars in seed money, and they raised half a million (Canadian) from local angels. I don''t care."

This Week in VC with @VCMike Hirshland of Polaris Ventures

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One of the most difficult things to do as a first time entrepreneur is to get to know the investors you might be working with if you accept money.

5 Learnings from the Shutdown of Hangout Industries

Immersive Web

And we could prototype the experience very quickly, which only got our investors even more excited (see below raising too much money too quickly).Little T he more money you raise, the higher the expectations and the shorter the time frame to hit those expectations. This was not my first company, but it was my first failure.

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5 Learnings from the Shutdown of Hangout Industries

Immersive Web

And we could prototype the experience very quickly, which only got our investors even more excited (see below raising too much money too quickly).Little T he more money you raise, the higher the expectations and the shorter the time frame to hit those expectations. I have had this post ready for months, but never sent it off.

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