"Never stop raising money."
--James Joaquin, partner, Catamount Ventures
What is the real job of a startup CEO? To get most companies to escape velocity--that is, to the point where they are actual companies, to the point where you, as CEO, can go on vacation and not worry yourself sick about the company surviving until you get back--you need to make sure your baby has funding to make it to your next milestone, and then beyond.
Your seed investment won't be sufficient. Why not? Because no smart investor is going to give you enough funding to make … Read more