Venture Capital

By: Joseph W. Bartlett, Special Counsel, McCarter & English LLP; Chair Emeritus, ACA Public Policy Advisory Council

Entrepreneurs waste a lot of time soliciting professionally managed venture funds. Venture capitalists operate according to their own largely unwritten rules. In order to play the funding game, you must learn these rules. Below, I’ve listed some of the most-common mistakes. They won’t tell you everything you’ll need to know, but these simple rules should help you understand the VC process and avoid an enormous waste of time, energy, and opportunity.

Rule #1: Choose the Appropriate Audience

Subscribe

ACA Announces Partnership with Linqto by Pat Gouhin  on  November 22
Ann & Bill Payne Announce $300,000 Match to the Seed the Future Campaign by Tony Shipley (Queen City Angels)  on  November 17