SERIES OVERVIEW

Nurturing a rapidly growing business past the seed funding phase is beyond thrilling—not to mention nerve-wracking, of course. Until now, you’ve likely had a host of financial support, including family and friends, angel investors, etc. Or, perhaps you went the bootstrapping route. No matter the professional path, you will have a billion-dollar business on your hands soon. So, you feel that it’s time to tackle the next milestone— Raising capital.

To help you in your professional endeavors, we’ve published an entire series on the topic of venture capital fundraising. We’ll be offering you a birds eye view of the entire funding process from Series A right up to IPO. We’ll take you on a deep dive in our posts, detailing vital information you’ll need along the way.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SERIES A

  • 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 B