The Real Raise Amount

But that’s not true. He raised even more because he raised it much faster.

I’ve fundraised enough to know that it is painful at best, and deadly at worst. Demo Day is something special, and many companies going through it don’t even know how good they have it. Demo Day sets up the perfect environment to make a market with artificial deadlines with investors filtered in batch. If fundraising is a painful marathon, Demo Day is like steroids. It makes it easier to get to the finish line and is an unfair advantage over other startups.

Check out the model yourself and plug in your startup’s numbers!



Indie researcher inventing tools for a better tomorrow. Founder, Previously Lambda School, Relevance, UNC-CH CS.

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