The Pre-Seed FAQ

K9 Ventures

They talk about how deal sizes and stages were changing even back then. If it doesn’t have the product fully baked yet? A Seed round today — like the Series A round of yesteryear — requires some kind of traction or product. They shouldn’t even be looking for a fully built product. Pre-Seed financing is typically used to accomplish two things: build a team, and build an initial product and prototype. Q: How are most Pre-Seed deals structured?

Should You Co-Found Your Company With a Software Development Shop (2 of 2)?

David Teten

Should you co-found your company with a software development shop? I’ve talked with a number of software development shops who are eager to get into the business of cofounding companies, i.e., getting product revenue and equity instead of just consulting revenue.