Entries by Peter

The Venture Capital Funnel

Your chances of becoming a unicorn The venture capital funnel below reveals how the sausage gets made in VC. We looked at over 1K startups that raised a Seed round in 2009 and 2010 and found only 22% made it to exit and 0.9% became unicorns (this vintage included Uber, Slack, and other success stories). […]

What is an “early exit”?

I’ve been asked lately “what is an early exit?” It’s probably the most exciting and interesting topic for entrepreneurs and angel investors right now, so it’s worth a moment to talk about it.

Last call for Rockies Venture Club fall internship applications!

Rockies Venture Club is excited to offer four amazing internship opportunities this fall. Interning with RVC is an incredible and unique opportunity to learn about the field of venture capital first-hand, apply skills you have learned in the classroom to the real world, develop professional skills, and gain inside connections to pitching companies, sponsors, mentors, […]

WORKING WITH INVESTORS: A GUIDE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The number of angel investors investing in early and mid-stage companies in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years. So what does it take to raise angel funding today? Peter discusses how entrepreneurs should prepare for this kind of fundraising, what they should expect when a deal goes through, and how to manage ongoing relationships […]