October 11, 2016

Raising Capital In Silicon Valley Episodes 3 and 4 *(humor :)


Continuing on from Episodes 1 and 2, Alexander and Tale are still hunting for money for their startup, "What Happens". Follow along as they learn it's not quite as easy as it appears... 

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September 12, 2016

Raising Capital In Silicon Valley *(humor :)


Alexander and Tale are fresh off the boat from Norway and determined to raise money for their startup, "What Happens". Follow along as they learn it's not quite as easy as it appears... 

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July 17, 2016

Raising Capital With Your Startup Accelerator Cohort

A VERY COOL FUNDRAISING USE CASE (INVENTED BY BATCH 16 OF #500STARTUPS)

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March 9, 2016

Introducing Investor Search + CRM 2.0

We are THRILLED to announce our biggest product release ever…introducing: Investor CRM 2.0

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March 4, 2016

Fundraising Pro Tip: How To Get Investor Intros

One of the most difficult challenges for entrepreneurs who decide to raise capital is how to connect with investors. Many will start off by asking their startup friends, "who should I talk to?" which is a logical approach.

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February 4, 2015

Seven Ways To Pre-Screen Your Investors

Startup fundraising is a sales process, and as with any sales process, you want to be pitching to people with both the intent and the ability to buy— in this case, shares of your company.

Thus, a key best practice is to cull your prospective investor list until it's comprised only of qualified targets. Here are several filters to apply:

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December 5, 2014

Introducing: Investor Search + Filter tool

Foundersuite’s Investor CRM has always been a great tool for managing a fundraise. We’ve now made it even better by solving one of the most painful parts of raising capital:  finding the right investors.We are pleased to introduce  Investor Search + Filter, a new product in Foundersuite.
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August 4, 2014

Startup of the Week - Switch Video

Did you know that people only remember about 10% of what they read? Whereas if you combine that text with images and tell that story visually, people are able to retain 68% of it. No wonder Switch Video is so successful! Andrew Angus is the co-founder and CEO of both Switch Video, and a new company that has sprung out of this success -- Switch Merge.

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July 28, 2014

Startup of the Week - Preo

Have you ever gone out for a drink where you end up waiting inhumane hours just to put in and receive your order, only to discover that your seat has been taken while waiting in line? Well your prayers have been heard. Richard Liang is the CEO of Preo -- an app where you simply add your order on your smartphone, and it notifies you when your order is ready to pick up at the bar. This is allowing you to just sit down and relax with your friends, not having to spend any time waiting in line.

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July 1, 2014

Videos from Startup Funding 2.0: Accelerators, Syndicates, Online Platforms and Emerging Seed VCs

On June 26th we produced an event for the Foundersuite community and for the San Francisco startup community at large. The title was "Startup Funding 2.0-- the Brave New World of Early Stage Finance" and the theme was that the market for startup funding is changing fast, and changing dramatically. We were fortunate to have the main "change makers" join us for the evening and drop some really solid knowledge. Enjoy!

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