Early Stage Deals and Micro-VCs

What do the rise in median angel and seed funding and micro funds mean for new startups?

Key Points:

  1. Funding is becoming much more competitive and concentrated within fewer early stage companies. Show traction and market fit early by tracking innovation metrics, leading indicators, and other proof-points that fit your startup.
  2. Raise only as much as you need. If you do set a high valuation, consider how that affects your sales, hiring, and ability to raise the next…