Fundraising

Raising your next round

Get support at every step of the way with these tried-and-true fundraising tips, tools, and templates.

Fundraising
From Seed to Series A: How to Develop an Effective Fundraising Strategy
From Seed to Series A: How to Develop an Effective Fundraising Strategy

Get ready to secure Series A funding with these fundraising tips, templates, and tools.

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How to Secure Seed to Series A Financing
How to Secure Seed to Series A Financing

Learn about investor fit and more from Gilt Co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Jenny Fielding of Techstars, and Brad Gillespie of IA Ventures.

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How to Secure Seed to Series A Financing

Learn about investor fit and more from Gilt Co-founder Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Jenny Fielding of Techstars, and Brad Gillespie of IA Ventures.

Karl Alomar

May 18, 2021

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How to Secure Seed to Series A Financing
Suze Orman: How Startup Founders Can Cope with Financial Stress
Suze Orman: How Startup Founders Can Cope with Financial Stress

Get advice from America’s personal finance expert on what financial wellness looks like.

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Suze Orman: How Startup Founders Can Cope with Financial Stress

Get advice from America’s personal finance expert on what financial wellness looks like.

Matt Hoffman

February 22, 2021

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Suze Orman: How Startup Founders Can Cope with Financial Stress
Startup Valuation: How to Value Your Business
Startup Valuation: How to Value Your Business

From leveraging business appraisers to understanding forecasting, here’s how to value your startup.

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Startup Valuation: How to Value Your Business

From leveraging business appraisers to understanding forecasting, here’s how to value your startup.

M13 Team

January 16, 2021

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Startup Valuation: How to Value Your Business
How to Hire a CFO
How to Hire a CFO

Your startup needs a CFO with relevant experience—and the ability to strengthen your company culture.

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How to Hire a CFO

Your startup needs a CFO with relevant experience—and the ability to strengthen your company culture.

M13 Team

January 16, 2021

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How to Hire a CFO
How to Get VC Funding
How to Get VC Funding

From compelling pitch decks to multiple investment offers, here’s what to keep in mind as a founder.

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How to Get VC Funding

From compelling pitch decks to multiple investment offers, here’s what to keep in mind as a founder.

M13 Team

November 17, 2020

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How to Get VC Funding
Founders' Stock: Everything You Need to Know
Founders' Stock: Everything You Need to Know

Get answers to questions about startup equity like when to issue founders’ stock and why it matters.

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Founders' Stock: Everything You Need to Know

Get answers to questions about startup equity like when to issue founders’ stock and why it matters.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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Founders' Stock: Everything You Need to Know
How to Raise Capital for Your Startup
How to Raise Capital for Your Startup

Find out if crowdfunding, venture firms, angel investors, or bootstrapping is right for your startup.

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How to Raise Capital for Your Startup

Find out if crowdfunding, venture firms, angel investors, or bootstrapping is right for your startup.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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How to Raise Capital for Your Startup
IPO Readiness Checklist: How to Go Public
IPO Readiness Checklist: How to Go Public

Is going public the right exit strategy for your startup? Here are some ways to find out.

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IPO Readiness Checklist: How to Go Public

Is going public the right exit strategy for your startup? Here are some ways to find out.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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IPO Readiness Checklist: How to Go Public
Seed Funding for Tech Startups: Everything You Need to Know
Seed Funding for Tech Startups: Everything You Need to Know

Beyond the seed check, early-stage founders get operational support and more from a VC firm like M13.

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Seed Funding for Tech Startups: Everything You Need to Know

Beyond the seed check, early-stage founders get operational support and more from a VC firm like M13.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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Seed Funding for Tech Startups: Everything You Need to Know
Series A vs. Series B Funding: What's the Difference?
Series A vs. Series B Funding: What's the Difference?

Get to know the stages of startup funding from seed to Series C funding.

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Series A vs. Series B Funding: What's the Difference?

Get to know the stages of startup funding from seed to Series C funding.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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Series A vs. Series B Funding: What's the Difference?
What Every Founder Should Know About 409A Valuation
What Every Founder Should Know About 409A Valuation

Every startup needs to have a 409A valuation performed annually. Here’s why.

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What Every Founder Should Know About 409A Valuation

Every startup needs to have a 409A valuation performed annually. Here’s why.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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What Every Founder Should Know About 409A Valuation
Venture Capital Metrics: How VC Firms Are Measured
Venture Capital Metrics: How VC Firms Are Measured

After examining a VC firm’s quantitative metrics, remember to evaluate these qualitative metrics as well.

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Venture Capital Metrics: How VC Firms Are Measured

After examining a VC firm’s quantitative metrics, remember to evaluate these qualitative metrics as well.

M13 Team

November 9, 2020

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Venture Capital Metrics: How VC Firms Are Measured
How to Fundraise During COVID-19
How to Fundraise During COVID-19

Learn how to raise money over Zoom, hear whether revenue is important now, and more.

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How to Fundraise During COVID-19

Learn how to raise money over Zoom, hear whether revenue is important now, and more.

Lindsey Marlowe

May 20, 2020

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How to Fundraise During COVID-19
Carter Reum & dot.LA: Investing During Uncertain Times
Carter Reum & dot.LA: Investing During Uncertain Times

Hear from M13’s co-founder on the state of venture during these unprecedented times.

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Carter Reum & dot.LA: Investing During Uncertain Times

Hear from M13’s co-founder on the state of venture during these unprecedented times.

Lindsey Marlowe

May 10, 2020

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Carter Reum & dot.LA: Investing During Uncertain Times
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