VC Insights
The 6 Most Common Funding Questions We Get Asked at OpenView

It’s natural to have a million questions you want to ask a VC firm before getting into business. Here are the six most common questions we get at OpenView.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
5 Things Great Entrepreneurs Do When They Pitch VCs

The truth is great entrepreneurs bring something different to the table when they pitch a VC. Here are five things that can help get my attention.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
5 Ways to Speed Up Your Capital Raise

Let’s face it — raising capital isn’t a lot of fun. It usually involves late nights, pitch decks, and far too much time with lawyers and in meetings. While many factors may be out of your control, here are five ways you can speed up your capital raise.

by Ricky Pelletier
Product
SaaS Metrics in Context: What Growing Software Companies Can Learn from Their Peers

The key findings in OpenView’s latest report reveal actionable SaaS metrics put into context for expansion-stage software companies.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Can't Find VC Money? You Still Have Options...

Many companies are unsuccessful in raising VC money. That said, it is not the end of the world. Here are six alternatives to venture capital funding to keep in mind for your business.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Escape the Investment Guessing Game: When "Maybe" Means "No"

Investors don’t always provide the direct feedback you’d prefer. Here are some tips on how identify when a “maybe” really means “no”.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Series A Valuation: Dilution isn't the Only Thing that Matters
Quite commonly, the biggest challenge to making an investment is coming to a valuation that works for both sides (see...
by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Raising Capital? 3 Pieces of Data You Must Have Ready

This quick guide will help you build and understand 3 common components of an investor’s preliminary data request.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Not Raising Capital? You Should Still Speak with VCs!

Regardless of whether you are raising capital now, you should still take introductory calls with VCs. You may be surprised by what and how much you can learn.

by Ricky Pelletier