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How to Raise Venture Capital for Your Startup, From Pre-Seed to Series A

Every stage of funding for a startup requires a different set of metrics and milestones

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Not all startups need outside investment to grow

The startup investment landscape

But you’ll still need a great pitch

Team, product, traction, business model, and market

Pre-seed funding

The seed round

The Series A round

What should revenue growth look like?

A note on valuations

Lessons learned



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