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Just How Disruptive Are ICOs to the Classic VC Model?
The Rising Stakes in SaaS
The Volatility of Multiples in the Public SaaS Market
When, If Ever, Should Profitable Bootstrapped Startups Raise Capital?
The Quickest Way to Estimate How Much Your Startup Needs to Raise
The Decline of Investment in San Francisco Startups
SaaS Fundraising in 2017
The Challenges of Raising Your Series B
A Spike of Venture Debt in Startups
The Narrowing of SaaS Valuations
How Much Money Should I Raise for My Startup?
The Software Startup Sectors Raising the Most Capital in 2017
Which Round Will Be the Hardest to Raise in 2017?
Just How Global is the SaaS Startup Phenomenon?
How to Build Auction Pressure in Acquisitions and Financings
Trends in Early Stage SaaS Fundraising Market of 2016
Are SMB SaaS Companies Valued Differently than Mid-Market SaaS Businesses?
How Much is Your SaaS Startup Worth?
Median Startup Valuations and Down Rounds in 2016
Flux in the Fundraising Market
Five Charts on the State of the Early Stage SaaS Market in 2016
Party Rounds in Seeds - Just Getting Started or Has the Clock Struck Midnight?
The Optimal Seed Round Strategy - Timing and Size
Inflation and Deflation in the Startup Fundraising Market
Q1 2016 Startup Investment Trends
A Technology Innovation Leading to a Go-To-Market Advantage
What's Really Happening in the US Venture Fundraising Market in Early 2016
Benchmarking Exceptional Series A SaaS Companies
The Impact of a Changing Venture Environment on Startup Fundraising Terms
SaaS Office Hours in New York - A Q&A on the State of the SaaS Market
Venture Debt for SaaS Startups
The Nature of Leverage in Fundraising Conversations Has Changed
3 Questions for Startups to Answer for Themselves in a Volatile Fundraising Environment
The State of the Startup Fundraising Market in 2016
What 10x More Seed Capital Means for Founders
Why Skillful Fundraising is a Huge Competitive Advantage
The Impact of the Stock Market on SaaS Valuations in 2015
The Implications of Raising a High-Priced Round
Why Startups Are Growing Faster Today than Ever Before
Why Consumer Startups Dominate the Megaround Market
How Similar is the Fundraising Environment Today to 2000?
The Fastest Growing Areas of Startup Investment in 2015
Startup Investment Trends in 2015
Five Charts on the Second Seed Market
The Impact of Interest Rates on Startup Fundraising
The Decreasing Follow On Financing Success of Startups
The Gamble of the Private IPO
The Runaway Train of Late Stage Fundraising
The Forces in Tension in the SaaS Fundraising Market
Why Your Startup's Churn Rate Affects Your Company's Ability to Plan Its Future
The State of the SaaS Fundraising Market
The Sudden Growth in Series A Round Sizes
The Compression in SaaS Valuations
The Fundraising Patterns of Unicorn SaaS Companies
Why the Time to $1B in Valuation for Startups is Decreasing
When Will the Tech Bull Market End?
Why It's a Great Time to Raise a Seed Round
The Meteoric Acceleration in Series A Valuations
The Impact of Investor Geography on Your Seed, Series A and B Check Size
The Key Financing Attributes of Startups in the Billion Dollar Club
The Unexpected and Uneven Evolution of the Startup Fundraising Market
Second Seed Rounds: How They Impact a Startup's Ability to Raise a Series A
How Much Cash Should Your Startup Burn?
The Three Frameworks You Need to Create Powerful Presentations and Tell Compelling Stories
The Three Most Important Trends in the Seed Fund Raising Market
The Secret Ingredient to the Best Startup Fundraising Pitches
The Coming Wave of Venture Capital and What It Means for Your Startup
The Importance of Hometown Investors for Startups
The Five Forces Shaping the Fundraising Market
The Hottest Startup Sectors
The Optimal Seed Round Construction to Maximize Series A Success
The Impact of VCs in Seed Rounds in Seven Charts
How the Fund Raising Market Will Evolve in 2014
The Worst Time of Year to Raise A Seed Round
The Current State of the Consumer Internet Market
What's Happening to the SaaS Market?
Do Startups Require Less Capital to Succeed than 10 Years Ago?
The Financing Trends of Billion Dollar SaaS Companies
The Hardest Round to Raise for Startups
Are VC Mega-Rounds the New Normal?
How Fast Must a SaaS Startup Grow to Raise a Series A?
How Quickly Does a SaaS Startup Have to Grow to Go Public?
Why There's Never Been a Better Time to Found a SaaS Startup
Do More Competitors in a Sector Decrease Fundraising Success?
The Four Key Steps in Startup Fund Raising Processes
The Impact of a Startup's Location on Its Ability to Raise Capital
Why Startups Face Increasing Competition in Raising Series As and Bs
How Your Startup's Sector Affects Your Ability to Raise a Series A
Using Data to Pick the Optimal Name for Your Startup
The Minimum Size Seed Round to Maximize Series A Follow On Investment
Do Larger Seed Rounds Lead to Bigger Series As?
The Maximum Viable Churn Rate for a Startup
The Best Times of Year to Raise Capital for Your Startup
The 10 Most Important Metrics in a Startup's Financial Statements
Why the Petal Diagram Isn't the Best Competition Diagram for Startup's Pitch
Quick and Dirty Product/Market Fit Validation: Can You Hit Your Quota?
Dream Teams: The Characteristics of Billion-Dollar Startup Founders
A Startup's Rosetta Stone: How to Succinctly Communicate the Details of a Business
The SaaS Valuation Bubble
The Series A Is Overloaded
Maximizing the Value of Investor Referrals
Framing Your Startup’s Sales Pitch: Focus on Value, Not on Cost
How to Analyze Your Startup Like A VC in 15 Minutes Or Less
It’s Time to Start Worrying About the Next Round for Your Startup
Investing in the Consumer Web is Dead
Breaking Down a Typical VC/Startup Diligence Process
The 7 Questions A Startup Should Answer in their Fund Raising Pitch
The 11 Risks VCs Evaluate
How to Align Founder and VC Incentives: Why Fund Size Matters
Your Startup’s 10 Most Important Metrics
The Five Key Dynamics of the Seed Market in 2013
The Most Important Principle of Start Up Fund Raising
What I Learned From a Two-Year Fund Raising Process
How to nail your product market fit and sales pitch with a value proposition diagram
Demo to term sheet in 3 hours
Building auction pressure in financings