There is a major domino effect happening that resulted in the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and it's impact on the startup ecosystem is far from over.
Our founding partner Tessa de Flines was interviewed by Leapfunder for their "Startup Changemaker" series. Learn how she is personally trying to make an impact in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Batten Down the Hatches!
Our Master Brad Furber shares why the fundraising landscape will continue to be extremely challenging for the balance of 2023.
2022 Ecosystem Research
We share an overview of research recently published on the startup and scaleup ecosystem and fundraising in 2022.
2022 VC Tech Funding Trends
We share a summary of Yannick Oswald's article of what happened in the tech funding landscape this past year and what he predicts will happen moving forward.
Improving Successful Scaling
A study from McKinsey showed that Dutch start-ups perform worse at scaling than leading countries globally.
Investments Down in Q3 2022
We share a summary of the Q3 funding landscape in The Netherlands, Europe and the US. Worrying decline or a return to normal?
Fundraising in a Downturn
We share our views on fundraising in the current unfavorable economic climate. The good news? It's not all doom and gloom!
World Business Angels Investor Week
Our co-founder Dieuwke Hoogland moderated an all-female panel during the World Business Angels Investor Week.
Financial Investors vs. Strategic Investors
The difference between a financial investor and a strategic investor and which one is better for your company
Why investors don’t sign your NDA
You’re going to have plenty of challenges in attracting investors, don’t make forcing them down the NDA path one more reason to not get a pitch to begin with
How Not to Die
Y Combinator's Paul Graham shares his view on how not to die as a start-up in this article from 2007 which is still very relevant!
How to Run a Series A Fundraising Round
In this post we take a look at how to run a tight Series A process to help you get multiple competing term sheets, while not taking a lot of time.
How Much Capital Should You Raise?
When you are going out to fundraise you need to decide how much capital to raise. Investors are looking to fund a company to a milestone. Learn more in this article.
The Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Before Investing
Venture capitalists make decisions constantly about whether or not to invest in various startups. Read here about 15 key determining factors.