So My Startup Is Not Growing As Fast — 5 Practical Tips To Still Do A Successful Fundraise

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Long sales cycle? Marketing got too expensive? Spent too much time fixing the product? There are so many reasons why things can take much longer than planned. In fact, our experience at Tau is that the vast majority of startups, including the very successful ones, do face a significant challenge at some point which made their fundraising tough. Below are five practical tips to still pull off a successful round. 1) Types Of Investors Investors come in many sizes and flavors. If you are being unable to get a top institutional VC to lead then go for co-leads. Maybe that…...

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Amit Garg I have been in Silicon Valley for 20 years -- at Samsung NEXT Ventures, running my own startup (as of May 2019 a series D that has raised $120M and valued at $450M), at Norwest Ventures, and doing product and analytics at Google. My academic training is BS in computer science and MS in biomedical informatics, both from Stanford, and MBA from Harvard. I speak natively 3 languages, live carbon-neutral, am a 70.3 Ironman finisher, and have built a hospital in rural India serving 100,000 people.