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The pre-seed diligence framework TechCrunch

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Jan 10, 2019 5:00 PM 3+ mon ago

The pre-seed diligence framework

By now it's clear that seed is the new Series A. Seed rounds have tripled in size and companies have been around for 2.4 years before they raise a seed round. A new stage called pre-seed has emerged to fill the gap.

We believe that with the right amount and type of diligence, an investor can build the same amount of conviction pre-traction that you need to make a Series A investment.

Below are three core ways in which conducting diligence is entirely different at this stage (and how founders raising pre-seed should position their company).

Conventional wisdom in venture is to invest in companies that are going after large markets and can be worth billions of dollars one day. While we agree that venture returns are based on the power law, we think it's pretty much impossible for founders and ...

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