VC Insights

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Do Your Homework: 5 Ways to Prep for a Meeting with a VC

It never hurts to do your homework before a call with a VC. Here are five quick tips to help you get the most out of a VC meeting.

by Ricky Pelletier
VC Insights
Bursting the Bubble Talk: The Difference between More Tech Funding and Overfunding

I hate to burst the bubble talk, but there is a difference between more funding and overfunding. There are some major differences between this and the dot-com era.

by OpenView
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Everything You Wanted to Know About a VC But Were Afraid to Ask

Let’s pull back the curtain to look at how a VC works. Here are answers to four common questions I get about how firms are structured, and how they make decisions.

by Ricky Pelletier
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The Worst Months to Start Raising Capital

Wondering when to start raising capital? Find out which two months to avoid to optimize your chances of getting attention and having your round go smoothly.

by Mackey Craven
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How a VC Scrutinizes Your Website: 5 Things They Look For

Have you ever stopped to consider your website is how potential investors get their first glimpse of what your company is all about? Here are five things that can pique their interest.

by Matt Biehler
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Spread Too Thin? Why VCs Need Focus

Find out why focus is one of the very best qualities entrepreneurs can look for in a VC.

by Blake Bartlett
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Two Questions You Absolutely Have to Ask When VCs Come Calling

Surprise, surprise, investors are knocking at the door — what now? OpenView’s Matt Biehler shares two questions to ask VCs to make sure you get the most out of any call.

by Matt Biehler
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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
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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