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When Unicorns Fly - The Startup Podcast
When Unicorns Fly - The Startup Podcast

Episode 4 · 1 year ago

Building and strengthening your relationship with a VC both pre-deal and post-deal

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Spencer Lake is a Partner at Element Ventures, a $150m fund founded in 2019. Spencer guides us through a textbook journey of relationship building with a VC both pre-deal & post deal. Specifically, we cover:

- What makes a company an attractive investment proposition

- Preparation & expectation required for a first meeting  

- Good questions founders should be asking  

- The importance of soft skills   

- Good practices for maintaining your investor relationships  

- What a founder should expect from a VC joining their board  

- Managing conflicts between founders & investors

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