Mark Suster

Mark Suster

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2x entrepreneur. Sold both companies (last to salesforce.com). Turned VC looking to invest in passionate entrepreneurs.

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Some Quick Things Every Founder Should Know

One thing that comes with being a venture capitalist is you see hundreds and hundreds of businesses. You get to…

All The Questions You Wanted Answered about Bird S...

No company has ever elicited so many questions by friends, colleagues, entrepreneurs, fellow VCs and journalists as has Bird, the…

What Should You Send A VC Before Your Meeting?

What Should You Send A VC Before Your Meeting?

One of the hardest things to know when you’re new to fundraising is what you’re supposed to send to an…

How to Talk About Valuation When a VC Asks

How to Talk About Valuation When a VC Asks

One of the hardest things about the fund-raising process for entrepreneurs is that you’re trying to raise money from people…

Artha India Ventures Get Final Nod From SEBI To Launch Its First $31.5 Mn Fund

What Is A VC Looking At In Your Business Model?

There’s a quick litmus-test conversation any early-stage VC will have with the founder and its one that you should be…

Ascension, Unicorn India Launch A Cross-border Evergreen Fund

Why Confidence Is So Important In Fundraising

I was recently with an entrepreneur and talking with him about his fund raising process. He was in a later-stage…

How to Improve Your Odds of Getting to Yes with a VC — “Land and Expand”

How to Improve Your Odds of Getting to Yes with a ...

If you’ve read any of my ongoing series on fund raising from venture capitalist (episode 1 — controlling your psychology) you no…

Why Hearing “No” in a Fund-Raising Process is Actually Healthy

Why Hearing ‘No’ in a Fund-Raising Process is Actu...

Every entrepreneur wants to hear “yes” during the fund-raising process but I would argue that being too risk-averse and not…

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Raising Money: Why You Should Never Have A Data Ro...

I’m about to offer you some fund-raising advice that flies directly in the face of what most conventional wisdom will…

I Know Everybody Told You to Send Your Fund-Raising Decks as a Link

Why You Should NOT Send Your Fundraising Deck as a...

I know you have your document sending tool to send your fund-raising deck to VCs and track who read your…

How Many Investors Should You Talk to in a VC Fund Raise?

How Many Investors Should You Talk to in a VC Fund...

This is part of a series of advice for founders who need to raise money from venture capitalists. The first…

There are no Shortcuts: Why Showing up In Person i...

You had an amazing meeting with an investor. Your product demo crushed. The dialog was great. They told you how…

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