025. Don’t Email Everyone in the Firm

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Bonus content: If you're reaching out to a small fund, don't email, every single person in the fund. Time is our most precious asset; I'm grateful that you'd spend of some of yours with me. Thank you.

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Happy Friday, everyone. Here’s a little bonus episode for this short week. 

If you’re reaching out to a small fund, don’t email, every single person in the fund. And especially if you’re sending it from your thousand person mail merge list, which is a waste of time and money.  

If you’re already in touch with one person at a fund, when you get connected to another person, bring everyone into the thread right away. By looping in separate connections from the same fund you show you’re on top of your investor pipeline, and you’re assuming they run a collaborative process. 

I can’t say whether or not that applies for mega funds with dozens of investors on staff, but considering that most seed funds are small, connect the dots right away. 

Otherwise, when we find out amongst each other that you’re running parallel conversations, it reflects poorly on you. And if you don’t know, just ask. 

If you want to learn more about SpringTime Ventures, head over to springtimeventures.com. We hold open office hours every week, and we have an open form that you can use to share your startup with us. 

We seed high growth startups in Healthcare, FinTech, Logistics, and Marketplace businesses. We look for founders with domain expertise, forging a path with truly transformative technology. We only invest in software based businesses in the USA. And our initial check size is 400 to 600 K.  So come on over and check us out.  

Finally, time is our most precious asset. And once again, I’m grateful that you’d spend of some of yours with me. Thank you. We’ll catch you next week as we dig in to pitch decks. 

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