Startup Digest

Venture Capital

March 31, 2017

Here are the top articles and videos about venture capital from the last week.

Venture Capital Startup Digest is curated by:
Yohei Nakajima

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Why Your Startup Idea Isn’t Big Enough for Some VCs

Michael Dempsey

Some simplified math to help explain why VCs need to see the possibility for a $500M or $2.5B exit.

How to Reference Check Your Prospective Investor

Manu Kumar

Investors reference check founders. Founders should reference check investors. Here's how and some sample questions founders can ask.

Four Best Practices Every Entrepreneur Should Heed When Structuring Advisor Agreements

Andrew Kangpan

Some things to think about when structuring advisor agreements.

How Trump will Impact Venture Capital: The Future of QSBS

Patrick Wallen - TechCrunch

Because you're not getting enough Trump news these days ;)

Why Product Demo is a Secret Weapon of Every Single Startup

Alex Iskold

Why product demos are so important and what founders can do if they don't have a product built already.

The Cognitive Distortions of Founders

Michael Dearing

An interesting analysis on the psychology of founders and some examples traits that you might notice in them.

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