Raising a Series A is hard, but detailed prep work and close team alignment can keep you in control of the process. Here's my deep dive into how we ran our streamlined Series A fundraising process at Rewind.
Startup founders on their fundraising journey face many challenges they have to overcome to reach the goal of raising capital. In Funded Season 2, you will hear the unique fundraising stories from a set of diverse founders. Here's a preview:
It used to be that a good-idea-turned-PowerPoint was enough to get some amount of funding, but this is not the case in 2023. These startup pitch deck examples wouldn't cut it in 2023 — and we'll tell you why.
After analyzing over 2,000 startup pitch decks, we’re familiar with what makes a pitch deck stand out. Here are 4 common mistakes founders make while crafting their narrative and how to avoid these pitfalls.
After trying to raise for four and a half months, we cut the round short and went back to work focusing entirely on growing organically. This tough decision ultimately paid off for us, but not without overcoming VC bias and other challenges of raising during the pandemic.
The difference between a good and great pitch is to be clear and concise, not fast and short. Based on my experience, here are the fundamentals of a great pitch deck and my pros and cons for pitch deck alternatives.