Five Tempting Myths of Raising VC Funding

Allison Baum Gates
Sep 25, 2019 · 6 min read

Many entrepreneurs view the venture capital industry as shrouded in mystery. It can be hard for them — and especially for first-time founders, or those from outside the Bay Area— to separate fundraising myths from reality. Unfortunately, these mistakes often close doors that otherwise should have been opened. In the hopes of changing that, I’m going to outline a few key misconceptions that I see derailing pitches day…