Will the SPAC frenzy also hit European capital markets?
There is a new rage on Wall Street: going public with so-called Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs). Especially hot under tech firms, SPACs provide a quick (but not cheap) way to raise capital and list shares at a stock exchange. A key driver of this trend is the current volatility in equity markets that makes…
The company life cycle and the 4 stages of venture capital fundraising
The maturity of your company determines which investors to target when seeking outside investment. In this article I discuss the different types of investors and map them to the company life cycle.
Complementary experience in founding teams and tech-venture performance
Research suggests that complimentary experience in startup founding teams is an important predictor of success (measured as high-growth performance).