Are you planning to raise funding? We’re here to help with our “How to Raise Venture Capital” guide.

Our goal with the guide is to provide ambitious high-growth companies with the necessary tools and advice to successfully raise funding on their own terms. The key insights will come directly from the horse’s mouth: Venture Capitalists and industry experts from legal and finance backgrounds in the form of interviews, quotes & tips.

We’ll be offering you a bird’s eye view of the entire funding process from Series A right up to IPO. We’ll take you on a deep dive, detailing vital information you’ll need along the way.


  • Getting Ready for Your Series A: Fundraising Strategy

    No hard and fast rules exist regarding prerequisites for your Series A fundraising strategy but consider these insider guidelines to get the most out of your professional pursuits.

  • Finding the Right VC

    The art of finding the right VC for your professional future and what it takes to make that relationship happen.

  • How to Create the Perfect Pitch Deck

    When you pursue a round of venture capital (VC) funding, the presentation doing your bidding is called a pitch deck. In other words, it typically serves as the workhorse in this whole process. To start the presentation on the right foot, let’s talk about the first couple of slides.

  • The Series A Term Sheet

    A term sheet is a blueprint for future legal documents. Although it’s not legally binding in itself, it does outline the conditions for a specific investment.

  • Get Directors & Officers Insurance

    No matter your aim, securing directors & officers (D&O) insurance is likely on your to-do list to help you come across as legit. More importantly, this coverage makes you legit, covering vital aspects of your company’s leadership.

  • Negotiating and Closing Your Series A

    Negotiating details as well as how to close your Series A successfully

  • Series A Success Story: An Interview with Fig

    We spoke with Justin Bailey of Fig about his experience on successfully closing a Series A round. He has some great tips and shares important lessons for founders embarking on their funding journey.


  • Coming Soon.....

    We’re currently working on our Series B articles, sign up to our newsletter here to be notified when we publish them!

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