Fundraising

Open Startups and Collective Business Models in Open Source

An analysis of the role sound crypto economies may play in open-source development In this piece, I propose a framework to...
Julian Molina
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Benchmarking Your (HealthTech) Startup? A Framework Around Metrics

You hear these terms all the time. Countless articles (here, here, here) enumerate the various metrics that can quantify the growth...
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Lead VC – 5 Factors Entrepreneurs Should Consider And What Pract...

This blog has talked at length in the past about how to raise a round, especially a seed, and building an...
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Secondary In Your Startup? 4 Things Entrepreneurs / Investors Should K...

A previous article Secondaries: Founders and Investors defined a secondary as when you sell your existing shares to another investor. Secondaries...
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Why We Invested in Salú – Health At Work

Excited to announce our investment alongside Softbank (Upload Ventures), Aggir and Norte in the now oversubscribed $2M seed of Salú, which...
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Multitasking: Best Practices To Leave And Found A New Startup?

The short answer is most definitely yes. While every situation is unique, the three cases below provide a framework around the...
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Under The Hood: How VC Funds Operate (And How That Is Changing)

This is an article meant primarily for entrepreneurs and LPs (limited partners i.e., those investing in a VC fund), albeit we...
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Perfecting Your Pitch Deck? 10 Practices For Entrepreneurs

Pitch decks are a topic of permanent debate, no matter how much has been written about them. As such, this article...
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Convertible vs SAFE — 5 Practical Principles For Startups

Raising a round and considering whether to do convertible or SAFE? Remember that convertible is debt that turns into equity based...
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Your Startup Is A Taking Off? 5 Ways To Incentivize New Employees

You have built the boat (or the rocket, or the plane, pick your favorite vehicle) and now it’s time to grow....
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No place at the table without this one table

An introduction to cap tables “Our potential investors asked as to present the cap table. What is he/she looking for?” I’ve...
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Brave New Seed? How Fundraising Has Changed For Startups Since COVID

We are coming up to two years since COVID truly hit the US. The first three months after Mar 2020 markets...
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