Category Archives: Funding lifecycle

Why later stage VCs buyout early investors

There is constant chatter in the startup/VC ecosystem on the practice of later stage (Series B or later) investors buying out ‘early’ investors (Seed, Angels, etc). Later stage investors come in with larger rounds of financing ($10m or more) with … Continue reading

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VC versus PE

Back to a definitions or shall we say conventions…I’m writing this one because I see and hear these terms – VC, PE, LBO, used interchangeably – mostly with some confusion. The term ‘PE’ – a short form of Private Equity … Continue reading

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Stages of the investing cycle

There are numerous stages of investing in private companies, and a few of these are used interchangeably. I’ve been asked on many occasions to differentiate one from the other –  let’s use this post to address these doubts Seed/Angel round: For … Continue reading

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