Finance & Operations
How NOT to Go After VC Funding

Thinking the time is right to raise VC funding and take your company to the next level? Here are four common mistakes you absolutely have to avoid.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Funding?
Raising too much investment funding at once might not be the most capitally efficient way to run a business. Here's...
by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Great CEOs Must Have Great Answers to These 3 Questions

It’s crucial that great CEOs must know how to answer these three questions in a clear and concise manner.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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So You've Been Turned Down By a VC: Now What?

It happens to just about everyone — if you’re courting investors at some point you’re going to get turned down. What’s the secret to getting the most out of the rejection?

by Ricky Pelletier
Startup Strategy
7 Entrepreneurial Lessons Learned from the Pop Warner Gridiron
Since the second week of August, my 8-year-old son has dedicated an inordinate amount of time to one thing: football. ...
by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Let's Talk Valuation

Valuation can be a tricky topic to discuss for VCs — here’s the way I’ve seen it play out historically.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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3 Ways Founders & CEOs Can Make Their Companies Appealing to Investors

OpenView Associate Ricky Pelletier suggests founders and CEOs focus on three things in order to start turning VC heads.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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What Do Investors Look For? 3 Ways to Stand Out & Get Funded

When you’re seeking funding it pays (literally) to know what potential investors are actively looking for. OpenView Associate Ricky Pelletier lists three ways to stand out and attract investor attention.

by Ricky Pelletier
Finance & Operations
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What Are the Best Reasons to (or not to) Raise Funding?
Deciding whether to raise funding? There are some crucial factors to consider before you determine venture capital investment is truly...
by Ricky Pelletier