11 VC Terms Every Entrepreneur Must Know

Due Dilligence

Due Diligence is the assessment of a company’s financial, economic, legal and fiscal aspects before carrying out a transaction.

Rolling Fund

It allows fund managers to add new capital quarterly or yearly by auto-renewing capital commitments.

Micro VC Fund

Micro VC funds are specialised funds for early stage startups 

Term Sheet

A non-binding document that outlines the key terms and conditions of an investment or exit.

General Partner

An individual or a group of individuals who manage a VC fund.

Limited Partner

LPs are entities or individuals who contribute capital to VC funds.

Business Plan

Business plan is a detailed document that outlines the goals, strategies, and operations of a business.

Business Model Canvas

A business model canvas is a visual tool for analysing how an organization creates, delivers and captures value in its overall business model.

Lead Investor

A lead investor, typically the primary contributor in a funding round, holds substantial sway over the company’s direction and strategy.

Pitch Deck

A comprehensive document that outlines the key aspects of a startup.


Valuation refers to the overall worth of a company

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