Founders Flash: Lessons From Funding During an Unpredictable Market

If you were seeking venture capital funding in the fourth quarter of 2016, CEO and tech entrepreneur Mark Woodward feels your pain. When his company began Series D funding in September, Woodward couldn’t predict that the market would drop and that funding would drop 30 percent.

Venture capital funding is a rapidly changing market; in mid-2015, VC-backed companies were in their heyday, but 2016 showed more signs of the market slowing down. After completing funding, Woodward takes a look back on his fundraising efforts and shares lessons learned on working in a difficult market.

Learn how to fundraise in a changing market, and more in this edition of Founders Flash.

 
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