- Even though investors are being more cautious, they are still looking for attractive investment opportunities.
- Areas of focus for investors include – burn rate, gross margins and ability to convert sales pipeline in a downturn.
Investor and serial entrepreneur video series: Part 2
I hope you enjoyed the first installment of our video series featuring video excerpts from SVB’s webinar, Series A founder master class: Navigating the path to growth in tech, with investor perspectives and insights on everything from fundraising to investor relationships.
Part two of this series showcases all three panelists, including early-stage investor Tomasz Tunguz, a growth-stage investor at Bessemer Venture Partners, Mary D’Onofrio and serial entrepreneur and Marqeta founder and CEO Jason Gardner. Together they share metrics that investors look at when evaluating companies in today’s challenging environment.
Check out the videos below.
What metrics are VCs looking at when investing at the growth stage?
Mary D’Onofrio talks about the metrics and projections she expects from growth stage companies.
What metrics are VCs looking at when investing at Series A?
Tomasz Tunguz discusses the multiples that he looks for in Series A companies.
What are VCs looking at when investing at different stages?
Jason Gardner describes how he evaluates companies from seed to late stage.
Expand your Series A knowledge with resources from SVB
I hope you enjoyed these perspectives from our investor and client network. I invite you to watch the full on-demand webinar, Series A founder master class: Navigating the path to growth in tech.
To hear more advice and insights for Series A companies, check out additional videos in this series:
To learn more about the real-world challenges facing post-Series A founders and CEOs, download the Guide for founders and CEOs: Strategies for growth beyond Series A.
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