HOW TO START A BUSINESS: The ultimate guides for founders on launching a company, raising money, and becoming wildly successful
Entrepreneurship doesn’t come with a rule book.
These guides will help first-time founders launch a startup, raise capital, and dominate the market.
They include tips from successful founders like Liz Wessel of WayUp, and seasoned VCs like Patrick McGinnis of Dirigo Advisors.
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Below is a list of guides to help first-time founders through every stage of building a startup, featuring advice from successful founders and investors.
Deciding to become an entrepreneur: The ultimate guide to figuring out how (and if) you should start your own company
Crafting your startup’s story: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to building a winning pitch deck
Persuading VCs to back you: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to pitching a VC
Nailing the investor meeting: Top VCs reveal what they want to hear in a startup pitch — and what you should avoid saying
Proving the integrity of your pitch: The VC’s ultimate guide to sniffing out risky healthcare startups — and not getting tricked into backing them
Closing the deal: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to navigating a term sheet and avoiding common pitfalls, according to founders, lawyers, and investors
Winning over new hires with equity: The first-time founder’s ultimate guide to understanding stock options
Transitioning to leadership: The ultimate guide to becoming a better boss in 30 days
Making difficult staffing decisions: The startup founder’s guide to letting people go efficiently and compassionately
Growing your startup: Founders and investors reveal the ultimate guide to scaling a startup — and common pitfalls to avoid
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