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Longtime VC Neil Sequeira: funding founders without in-person meetings is ‘quite difficult’

"If you want to be in this industry, because it's a relationship-driven but also a reputation-based business, these aren't the moments to take advantage of people." ...

Corporate venture business strategies that work

I’m often asked as a long-time successful corporate venture capital investor to describe the strategies used to ensure our scale and staying power. ...

6-year-old raises over $240,000 for Australia’s bushfires making adorable clay koalas

01.20.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

More proof that you're never too small to make a difference: Six-year-old Owen Colley from Hingham, Massachusetts, is making clay koalas to help animals affected by the Australian bushfires, and has already raised over $240,000 Australian dollars.&#1... ...

EFF is hiring a development director!

EFF has just posted a job listing for a development director, seeking someone to "take charge of EFF's eleven-person Development Team in their efforts to raise over $13 million each year," starting late 2019 or early 2020.

We’re looking for someone with these qualities:

Experience and confidence managing a team of dedicated development professionals Experience working with ...

Data says there are only two seasons for fundraising and one secret window

Russ Heddleston Contributor Share on Twitter Russ is the cofounder and CEO of DocSend. He was previously a product manager at Facebook, where he arrived via the acquisition of his startup Pursuit.com, and has held roles at Dropbox, Greystripe, and Trulia. Follow him here: @rheddleston and @docsend More posts by this contributor When is the ...

When is the right time to pitch VCs for funding?

 A compelling pitch deck that quickly and clearly presents your startup as an exceptional investment opportunity is a clear edge when raising a round. But could fundraising be more effective if you... ...

Fundraising 101: Do VC associates matter?

Building a company is fueled by highs and lows, but one of the few moments of potential ecstasy (or perhaps for grizzled veterans, deep annoyance) is the VC outreach email. You are building your startup on deforming IKEA desks eating frozen dinners when out of nowhere, a major VC firm reaches out and wants to ...

Fundraising 101: How to trigger FOMO among VCs

Let’s go beyond the high-level fundraising advice that fills VC blogs. If you have a compelling business and have educated yourself on crafting a pitch deck and getting warm intros to VCs, there are still specific questions about the strategy to follow for your fundraise. How can you make your round “hot” and trigger a ...