🎙Founder Stories : Stephane’s Startup journey as the founder of OpenVC

We are now on a roll, so much news coming and I can’t wait to share. Today, I’ll be talking to Stephane Nasser about the venture capital ecosystem, and how OpenVC is setting out to advocate for founders especially when it comes to fundraising. 💰

Stephane is the cofounder of OpenVC, what’s funny is that I’ve been promoting OpenVC for the past year. So I’m very proud to say that we formed a partnership this year. 🚀

I’m looking forward to finding out how OpenVC can help my Startup community find the right investors for them.

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🎙Founder Stories : Edward’s Startup journey as the founder of Go For Vertical

A staggering 90% of Startups fail, and 45% of them fail because there’s no need for the product. Finding a steady stream of customers interested in buying your product requires more than just a good product. 

It requires good marketing, and most of us founders suck at this. 😏 

As founders we don’t employ marketing early enough in our Startup journey. We’d rather wait until we’ve spent 12 months building the tech or $150,000 on development teams. 💳

…but there’s a 10x cheaper alternative, and Go For Vertical is that solution.

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🎙Founder Stories : Tanya’s Startup journey as the co-founder of Lishash

It was a tough start to the year, needless to say that I had to put a lot of things on hold to focus on recovering from COVID 😷 .  

I’m happy to tell you that I’m back to 100% and I’m so pumped to get back speaking to my founder friends. This afternoon, I’m going to be talking to Tanya Desai

Tanya is the Co-founder of Lishash, a social music platform that brings people together through their love of music. 🎶

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Startup funding stages, Pre-Seed to Series D Explained

I share a lot of information about Startups and funding 💰, so I figured it was time to write something that broke down what each funding stage means, how much is typically raised and what the investors tend to look for at each stage of funding.

I also had a secondary reason, I want to help our customers better understand our data so that their products and services can be better positioned to their ideal customers.

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Get your startup funded with a kick ass pitch deck

Perfect time to write this blog as we’re right in the middle of kicking off a fundraise for our startup, and naturally you’d expect this blog to be an easy one to write…

Well, it’s proving to be a little more challenging than I’d expected. I know what you’re thinking hmmm…
“he’s not a YCombinator amlumni or a founder with multiple exists, so what does he know about pitch decks”.

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