Economy Going Down? How Startups Can Thrive In A Bear Market

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The earlier a startup is, the more buffered it’s from the ups and downs of public markets. But buffered doesn’t mean insulated. At Tau we focus especially on late seed and see it being affected by economic downturn; what used to take months now takes weeks if not days. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, in fact a challenge does present an opportunity. This article provides a framework for entrepreneurs to not only survive but thrive in a bear market, continuing a past dialogue from these other posts: Mar 23, 2020: Crisis? 3 Ways VCs Adapt Apr 6, 2020: Crisis?…...

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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.