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216. What You Can and Can’t Control

There’s so much in fundraising that you cannot control. Focus on what you can control and it will help what you can’t control fall into place.

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214. Time-wasting VCs

Advice to founders to avoid time-wasting VCs: ask in the first call if a fund is actively investing.

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212. Raising During Boom Times

Unsure of whether or not he wanted to raise, Alex found himself with term sheets for both venture funding and an acquisition in mid 2021.

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209. Send the Update!

Consistently sending investor updates maintains awareness, opens opportunities for serendipitous introductions, and demonstrates transparency about the company’s progress and challenges.

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208. Honing Your Target Customer

Focusing on a well-defined target customer profile is crucial for rapid growth and investor confidence.

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207. Why now?

The longer an investor has been around, the more likely they’ve seen someone attempting to solve the same problem you’re tackling. Convince them “why now” to get their attention.

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