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April 4th, 2019
 
Founders
Forward
 
 
Investor Engagement
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Tips from Founders
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Talent
 
 
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Investor Engagement
 
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Discussing pro rata can be a difficult conversation for both investors and founders. The simplest way to keep all parties happy? Form a relationship and have the difficult conversations before you’re put in a tough spot under the wire. 

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Mackey Craven and Sean Fanning, both Partners at OpenView, share their five-step framework for evaluating and choosing a term sheet.

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Brian Laung Aoaeh, Partner at KEC Ventures, offers the unique perspective as a VC to examine the qualitative issues that seed stage funds face. 

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Tips from Founders
 

Jeff Wald, startup founder and advisor, draws on his own experience as a founder to discuss three issues founders face when they try to open up to team members, other stakeholders, and themselves.

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Naval Ravikant, Founder of AngelList, studies the "builder and seller" model and how if you can learn to do both, you'll be unstoppable. 

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Max Yoder, Founder and CEO of Lessonly, shares why re-reading a favorite book can benefit you at different stages of your life and career. 

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Topic
Talent
 

Steve Blank, the father of The Lean Startup, explains how employee stock options can be used to attract and retain top talent. 

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The team at SoftwareMill shares their new employee handbook, which covers 10 years of learnings about building a fully remote company.

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Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, lays out questions to answer when thinking of hiring different marketing employees. 

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