Understanding How Venture Capitalists Make Decisions

Why Startups Die #6: Run out of cash after raising capital There’s a lot to understand about how VC’s make…

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Your startup needs a funding pipeline

A fellow entrepreneur* was asked by a VC “Why do most startups fail?”  My friend, already a very experienced executive,…

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A Smart Founding Team is Getting Preferred Stock in Their Company!

A super smart founding team I know is doing a Series A – and they are personally putting in about…

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Vetting a Potential Investor on Your Way to the Perfect Investor!

Nicole says,”Raising money is the negotiation of a lifetime, are you ready?” At VentureWrench, we want entrepreneurs to be as…

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50 Ways to Mess Up Your Startup – Part 7 (#47-#50 )

Welcome back to Part 7 of “50 Ways to Mess Up Your Startup” to help you avoid them!  This post…

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50 Ways to Mess Up Your Startup – Part 6 (#42-#46 )

Welcome back to Part 6 of “50 Ways to Mess Up Your Startup” so you can avoid them!  This post…

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How to get preferred stock in your own startup

Last week, I wrote that entrepreneurs should assume that 90% of VC-backed startups are a total loss for the entrepreneur.…

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