What investors care about

I wrote another post about what entrepreneurs should do to help their venture-backed companies succeed. Here’s what entrepreneurs should know about the psyche of the people they’re taking money from. Again, this is not something I knew or appreciated until I was very late in the game. It’s been said before, but maybe by writing… Continue reading What investors care about

The simple truth about fundraising

Here are the only three things you need to do to succeed as a venture-backed company: Be in a hot marketHave “good” revenue growthAlways be within 12 months of breakeven That’s it. If you’re missing any one of these, you’re eventually in for a world of pain. I know this first-hand and I’ve validated it… Continue reading The simple truth about fundraising