6 Life Lessons to use while raising $$ + Fundraising Fieldnotes - 9.3.21


Hey - it’s Jason Yeh 🕺🏻

This is my Friday recap of thoughts I’ve had while helping founders solve their fundraising challenges this past week (9.3.21)

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6 lessons to use while raising millions in venture capital...or in everyday life

In my podcast Funded, we tell the crazy stories of what founders had to go through to raise money for their companies. At the end of every episode, there is a debrief with my producer Olivia, who does not come from a startup or investing background. The outsider perspective is refreshing and as we rehash key insights, she often remarks that she might be able to apply some of the fundraising lessons into her own life.

This is not strange to me at all. While focusing all my energy on helping entrepreneurs understand how to raise money, there are many things I always refer to that sound more like general life lessons than tips on how to land millions in venture capital. Here are 6 important concepts that may help you in your daily life as well as in the pursuit of investment dollars.

In pitch decks and in life, the journey is the destination

I often get pushback from founders around spending time building pitch decks. (continue reading…)

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On to the Fieldnotes for 9.3.21…

This is how investors think. Your job is to do this confidently…

That is a lot of seed bets! Go get some, yall!

Till next week. Stay adamant and be chased.



p.s. some humor for a COVID world

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