Arlan's take on National Venture Capital Association white paper, May 2020

Pre-work: Read NVCA’s white paper on Startup Ecosystem Faces Capital Crunch over Coming Months

Audio above.


Section Take-aways

  • If you have venture funding (or are seeking venture funding), you should absolutely listen to this segment.
  • Arlan shares how the economic crisis is impacting the startup ecosystem and how the NVCA is advocating for startup ecosystem stimulus programs
  • investors' behaviors are changing which impacts the fundraising ability of startups
  • the current state of the world and stimulus programs are impacting underestimated founders even moreso
  • venture capitalists may not have the money you think they do 

Activities to Apply Your New Knowledge 

Ask yourself:

  • How does the crisis impact the ability of startups to fundraise?
  • How can stimulus packages help startups?
  • Knowing what you know now, what can you and your company do to survive and thrive?

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