Learn the difference between pre-money and post-money SAFEs (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) and how each can impact your equity ownership.
On this episode of How to Raise a Round, we sat down with Theo Miller– founder and CEO of Hit Start Media–to discuss his $600k pre-seed round. Hit Start is a media production startup focused on creating strategic first-party podcast content, and produces several shows at Carta–including How to Raise a Round. Theo’s story Theo […]
On this episode of How to Raise A Round, we sat down with Miri Buckland and Ellie Buckingham, co-founders of The Landing, a community platform for visual inspiration, curation, and design. Ellie and Miri leveraged their fundraising campaign to test product-market fit, and ultimately used this customer feedback loop to raise a $2.5M seed round. […]
In this episode of How to Raise A Round, we sat down with Worklete co-founder and CEO Ben Kanner to hear the story of how he raised his $6.5M Series A in the span of just four weeks. Worklete’s story Ben’s father was a firefighter and professional athlete. In the workplace, he used skillsets […]
In this episode of How to Raise A Round, we sat down with the CEO and founder of CogniCor, Dr. Sindhu Joseph. After completing her PhD in AI, first-time founder Sindhu created a digital assistant platform for financial services and raised an unconventional $1M seed round. Sindhu’s Story Sindhu grew up in India, and […]
As a first-time founder, Nico Simko, the CEO of digital bank Clair, found that it was easy to be wooed by investors. It was simplicity and restraint that kept his head in the game through the emotional rollercoaster of fundraising during the tumultuous early stages of a global pandemic. As the stock market succumbed to […]