In this article, we are going to explore the history of venture capital and how it has evolved over the years. Now before you bemoan how history is a collection of dates, places, and people that no longer matter, you need to realize how paramount VC history actually is.
Founder compensation is a tricky topic. How much are you supposed to pay yourself? What will your investors think? And are you even allowed to compensate yourself when your team is subsisting on cold pizza and borrowing the Wi-Fi from the nearest office? This article breaks down the many dimensions of the "tech founder salary".
Whether you are a founder looking to raise or someone who wants a career in venture capital, here are 12 necessary infographics to understand the basics of VC in no time.
As a founder who is going to be raising capital, it is essential to know what stage your company is in. This post covers all funding stages from boostrapping and pre-seed to seed, Series A series B, and late-stage.
Who does what in a VC firm? How do you get into the industry in the first place? How do you climb all the way from analyst to partner? This post covers the basics of venture capital jobs for curious founders and aspiring investors.
A stealth startup is a company that operates in "stealth mode" i.e actively hiding its activities. Coda, Instabase, Clinkle, Theranos were all stealth once - with various degrees of success. Is stealth a smart move or a smokescreen? In this article, we break down the pros and cons of stealth mode for tech founders.