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November 29th, 2018
 
Founders
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Founders Helping Founders
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Attracting & Engaging Investors 
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Finance
 
 
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Founders Helping Founders
 
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The prevailing narrative in 2018 has been that, as more money pours into fewer deals, the competition for startup capital is stiffer than ever. As part of our Founder’s Sentiment Index series, we’re asking: has startup capital really become harder to get?

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Mathilde Collin, Founder of Front, shares how she was able to fully disconnect from building Front for 10 days. 

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After spending a night at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Eric Tobias, 3x Founder and Partner at High Alpha, highlights lessons founders can take away from the Duke basketball program.  

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Attracting & Engaging Investors 
 

Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, lays out 4 tough questions that every founder should ask during their seed stage fundraising process. 

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Fred Wilson explains how they run pitch meetings with potential investments at Union Square Ventures. 

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Jeff Diana, Startup Advisor and Consultant, discusses why you should look at a VC as a partner, as opposed to a source of capital, and how you can evaluate if a potential VC will be a strong partner. 

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Finance
 

Kevan Lee, Director of Marketing at Buffer, takes an in-depth look at the Buffer marketing team's budget and exactly how they spent $93k in August.

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Tom Tunguz, Partner at Redpoint Ventures, shares four different stages of sales compensation as your company scales from finding product-market fit to a predicate revenue model. 

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Tom Gabbert, Founder of mAccounting, makes the case why you should start thinking about an exit strategy and shares how you can draw parallels between a VC fundraising process and exit plan. 

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