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Raising Just Enough Capital For Your Startup


Fred Wilson, of UVC, has invested in over 100 companies, such as Twitter and Zynga.

In this video, he outlines a basic model for calculating how much capital a startup should raise.

Fred says a startup should

  • Raise 12 months of capital at the seed round
  • Raise 18 months' worth of capital at the Series A and B rounds
  • Raise 24 months of capital or more for Series C rounds