Make Funding Last 18 Months

A popular question in the entrepreneurial fundraising world is “How long should I make the money last before raising another round?” Of course, my advice is to raise as little money as possible until there’s a repeatable customer acquisition process (then, outside capital will have a dramatic ROI). Now, that’s not always possible, and fundraising is…

Inflection Points in a Startup

Over the course of a successful startup adventure there are numerous highs and lows. As much as people like to talk about hockey stick growth, it’s often more volatile at a day-to-day level. During the startup rollercoaster, there are a number of inflection points where the business hits a new level. Here are a few thoughts on inflection…