You may have a difficult choice to make – a lower valuation or more structure on your cap table. It’s critical that you understand two things.
There are four common pitfalls entrepreneurs fall into while raising venture capital. Here are a few tips on how to avoid them.
Issue #4: Even as you hit your key milestones and carefully manage your runway, events outside your control constantly move the goalposts.
Issue #3: Choosing your venture investors is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a founder. Relationships last for years. Don’t settle.
The recent WeWork IPO debacle is certainly a great demonstration of how unreliable and arbitrary private company valuations can be. Six weeks ago WeWork expected to go public at a valuation of as much as $60 billion. Now they are on the edge of bankruptcy and hoping for a lifeline at a valuation of $8 […]
What do WeWork, Uber and Blue Apron all have in common? Two things actually. First, their investors have taken a beating in the past year. WeWork just pulled it’s IPO, and might become the fastest company to ever fall from a $47 billion valuation to zero. Uber, which went public in May at $45 a […]