Fundraising

So Your VC Wants To Invest More? 5 Practical Tips For Entrepreneurs

If your VC wants to invest more in you then you have a good problem in your hands. Here are five...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Uncapped Note? No Discount? Making Sense For Entrepreneurs

What is the right cap and discount for your convertible? Should you even have them at all? The latter used to...
Amit Garg
3 min read

What is Up With These Mega Rounds? Making Sense Of The Startup Market

$530M round: Snyk snags another $530M as valuation rises to $8.5B $400M round: Cityblock Health raises another mega-round of funding, tipping...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Signaling Risk? How Early Startups Can Work Best With Big Funds

Signaling risk typically happens when a large fund comes into an early round, creating an expectation in the market that they...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Hardware is Hard — 5 Practical Tips For Startups To Raise Successfully

You had a great idea. You built a great team. You know that hardware is a significant part of the product...
Amit Garg
3 min read

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

Long sales cycle? Marketing got too expensive? Spent too much time fixing the product? There are so many reasons why things...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Closing Your Startup Round? 5 Practical Guidelines

Previous articles have talked about party rounds and keeping momentum in your fundraising. This one will focus specifically on the close,...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Have A Startup Idea? How To Raise A Pre Seed

The term pre seed has really become institutionalized in the last couple years, before that the idea / powerpoint stage wasn’t...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Your Startup Is Doing Great? 5 Ways To Optimize The Fundraise Further

Examples of previous articles: Raising A Bridge Round — 3 Core Principles Insider Rounds — the Good, the Bad and the...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Going Crazy Managing A Fundraise? 5 Practical Guidelines For Entrepreneurs

At Tau Ventures we believe the fundraising process is always a bit broken — it works for some startups some of...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Fundraising Intermediaries? Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Do It, And Where It Still Makes Sense

When it comes to startup fundraising, using intermediaries is looked disfavorably in many if not most ecosystems. Three key reasons for...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Crowdfunding? 3 Principles For Entrepreneurs

Oculus. Glowforge. Flow. Exploding Kittens. Veronica Mars. Tile. The Coolest Cooler. BauBax. Fidget Cube. What do all of these companies have...
Amit Garg
1 min read