How to execute a down round. The art and science of valuation, investor protections, pay-to-play and protecting you and your team.
Explore the essentials of managing stakeholders during down rounds and recaps in Part 2 of our series. Discover strategies for understanding investor motivations, employing game theory, resetting goals, and redefining equity incentives. Learn why these tools are pivotal for founders and how they can transform challenges into opportunities for growth and success in the startup journey.
At some point in your startup journey, you will hit a funding roadblock. But they don’t have to be dead ends. Understanding how to navigate down rounds and recaps can help you stay in control of your startup and live to fight another day.
Exploring the consequences of prioritizing short-term gains over long-term trust and transparency in the startup world, as illustrated by Substack’s recent fundraising approach.
We can learn from the experiences of DTC and digital media to reinforce the importance of business model adaptability in the face of constant change.
The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank will lead to fewer lending options and more onerous terms for startups. Here’s what you should do.