How Do You Negotiate With Startup Investors?

brett fox
Venture
Published in
5 min readApr 30, 2024

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I’ll never forget it. When I was negotiating the final terms of our initial $12 million of funding, “Raul”, the venture capitalist leading the deal for “Donald Ventures”, famously told me that “there was no negotiation”. That’s not exactly what you want to hear.

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The point is that it’s tough to negotiate with startup investors. However, it can be done.

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brett fox
Venture

I work with startup CEOs to help them grow their businesses . I built several businesses from $0 to >$100M. Learn more at https://www.brettjfox.com