A cap table is a fundamental right of founders, employees, and investors. That's why we've made our Basic tier 100% free for companies that have less than 10 stakeholders and have under $1M in funding.
Ross Fubini is the Founder and Managing Partner of XYZ Venture Capital, an early-stage venture fund with a fintech and enterprise-focused portfolio that includes investments in companies like Anduril, Hex, Bravado, Switchboard, Stir, and Sardine.
John Milinovich co-founded and served as CEO at Aesthetic and URX (acquired by Pinterest). In both cases, John and his early team went through Y Combinator. Here's how those experiences differed.
We sat down with Tracy Barba, the Global Head of ESG and Stakeholder Engagement at 500, to learn how startups can effectively build around ESG, DEI, and more.
We sat down with two top corporate lawyers from Gunderson Dettmer (Hozefa Botee, a Corporate & Securities partner in the firm’s New York office, and Wes Watts, head of the firm’s Austin office) to find out what founders need to know about their first term sheets.
Here’s what early stage founders should know about fundraising in today’s market.
If you’re considering going out for your first round of institutional venture capital funding, you probably have questions: Is it the right time to fundraise? Is VC really the right choice for my startup? How do I assess terms to determine if they’re favorable?
Bessemer Ventures Partner, Ethan Kurzweil, on why raising too much money can hurt, too.
A look at the types of acceleration and the market trends that surround each.
How founders are issued and own their shares.
The worth of your company’s stock may depend on who’s asking… and why.
Vesting is a contractual mechanism by which a person earns the right to keep their company equity.
Along with preferred shares, common stock is one of the main types of stock a company can issue.
It refers to the number of shares that a company sets aside to issue in the future.
It's the provision that explains why most stock vests in four years with a one-year cliff.
A look at this feature of preferred stock that specifies how much the holder is entitled to be paid.
A critical snapshot of who holds what securities of a company at a given time.
How to assess a company's value in order to set the price of common stock shares.
A guide to understanding the measures that compel investors to invest in startups.
Tips on pitching investors from partners at Benchmark, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz, and Accel.
One important question—and seven steps to get on the path to fundraising in the U.S.
From gauging your readiness to refining your narrative, this guide can help.
Your term sheet provides a foundation for future rounds of financing. Here's how to get it right.
Co-founder and CEO of Reddit Steve Huffman shares tips on running and building a startup.
Lessons from founders they wish they had known themselves.
You can pay for shares with your invention. Here are some considerations that come into play.
A lot of people ask me how I choose to invest in startups. Here's my formula.