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THE ENTREPRENEURIAL BIBLE TO VENTURE CAPITAL: Inside Secrets from the Leaders in the Startup Game by Andrew Romans

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3How Venture Capital Works

I can imagine many of my readers know the dynamics of a VC fund because they are VCs or they’ve raised VC funding multiple times. If you already have a vineyard with a wine named after your favorite dog, feel free to browse this section skipping a bit, but then tune in and read a few sections that may have something for you to consider. For example, you may know how venture capital works, but are you fully aware of the different stages of the VC fund life cycle of your existing VCs and how their positions differ from the new VC leading your next round? Entrepreneurs truly benefit from understanding how VCs work beyond the 2 and 20 structure. The entrepreneur then understands when one VC has an incentive to do one ...

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