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Searching for growth
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A founder raising capital is wondering what VCs are looking for. While founders are busy creating their product, speaking with potential customers, and possibly setting up their go-to-market strategy, the most commonly missed parts of the planning process is the vision, the story, and the embodiment of conviction. So when

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Rolling Fund operational efficiencies
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I haven't written about my rolling fund lately, but I wanted to share some operational efficiencies I've developed for tue fund and share two tools I'm using. RelationshipsA big part of venture capital is relationships. So here are some operational efficiencies I'm employing. New relationship outreach In speaking with a

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The Crowd SAFE and Gumroad
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On Monday of this week Sahil Lavingia announced he was raising $5 million in new capital for Gumroad via Republic. I received the invitation around Noon and I saw about $1 million committed. While I did not invest, I want to share my thoughts on the opportunity. I know the

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Investor Updates not hitting the mark? 7 Tips for Getting it Right.
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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. - Napoleon HillAdmit it! You've been guilty of sending a less than stellar investor update. The opportunity in front of you is massive, the intentions buzzing between you and your co-founder, the consistent collaboration among the team, and

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67 Creator Economy Statistics that will Shock You

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67 Creator Economy Statistics that will Shock You
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There's a new industry booming called The Creator Economy and there is a massive opportunity for the seasoned or budding entrepreneur. My take is there will be a number of VC-backed companies that achieve billion dollar status. And we haven't yet heard of some of them. Read on and let's

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Friday Reads: Investing in Public: Lessons From Tod Sacerdoti
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I'm thinking of using Friday to post an interesting book, chapter, or article I've read that others may be interested in reading. I have a relationship with Tod. Tod is an entrepreneur. His previous company Brightroll was acquired by Yahoo! for $640 million. He was on the board of the

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You've raised your pre-seed round. Now what?

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You've raised your pre-seed round. Now what?
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$2M at an 10M cap. Congratulations, you've just raised your pre-seed round in 2021. Now what? Here's my Quick Start Guide: Acknowledge that you've raised your round. Craft your first investor update, share the news with your team, and pat uourself on the back. Work through your product development process

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Vikrant Duggal
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Vikrant Duggal Rolling Fund fee structure

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Vikrant Duggal Rolling Fund fee structure
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As of today I've raised $250K for my Rolling Fund. As the capital commitment increases, my quality of thinking is increasing. The questions I'm asking myself are getting better, the questions investors are asking are getting more refined too. Yesterday an LP asked me about my fund's fee structure. This

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