Early Game Ventures

VC investment thesis: Early Game Ventures

Tl;dr: This is the Early Game Ventures investment thesis. Early Game Ventures (EGV) is an early-stage venture capital firm investing in startups that jumpstart new industries in the emerging markets of Europe. Their philosophy is quite straightforward: they invest at the earliest stages in companies whose founders have vested interests, are coachable and address big markets. If the opportunity is …

Alternative Protein Fund

VC investment thesis: Alternative Protein Fund

Tl;dr: This is the Alternative Protein Fund investment thesis. AgFunder is an online Venture Capital Platform based in Silicon Valley. AgFunder invests in exceptional and bold entrepreneurs who are aiming to build the next generation of great agriculture and food technology companies. As a Platform-VC, they have leveraged technology, media and research to build a global ecosystem of over 50,000 …

How VCs can reject founders and have them still like you

How VCs can reject founders and have them still like you

Tl;dr: Guide for VC investors to write rejection emails to startup founders and leave a positive impression at scale, whilst not spending too much time. I provide an example of a rejection email for you to use as a base and adjust to fit your personality. This is the second blog in a short 4 part series about how VCs …

Why founders hate VC rejection emails

Why founders hate VC rejection emails

Tl;dr: Understand why founders hate the way that VCs reject them This is the first in a short 4 part series about how VCs can reject founders in a humane way that is both helpful to founders and efficient to venture capital investors: Why founders hate VC rejection emails How VCs can reject founders and have them still like you …

How venture capitalists can improve qualified inbound deal flow from startups

How venture capitalists can improve qualified inbound deal flow from startups

Tl;dr: If you’re sick of getting unqualified deal flow from founders you need to change what you’re doing. Founders don’t know what you invest in, so you need to tell them. We’re going to go through why so you understand and then I’m going to spell out some ways to change your website to communicate to founders. As an investor, …