Archive: late stage
Strong Follow-On Deals Have These Features
By Adam Sharp on October 26, 2021
When I first got into startup investing, I was mostly investing in early-stage deals. Valuations usually fell between $3 million-to-$10 million (with a few exceptions of around $40 million). I was focused on trying to find the potential big winners as early as I could. And I definitely got a few winners — Density.io, Cabify, FabFitFun, Deel, etc.
Know Your Risk Tolerance
By Adam Sharp on November 20, 2019
What one investor may find enticing another may find too risky. That’s why private investors need to understand their risk tolerance.
Why We’re Looking for More Series A Startup Investments
By Andy Gordon on September 16, 2019
The First Stage Investor team is on the lookout for more Series A companies to recommend. And we’re also keeping an eye on escalating valuations.
Look for Startups That Check These Three Boxes
By Andy Gordon on November 14, 2018
I’m always on the lookout for a company that meets three key criteria. So I was excited to discover two companies that checked all the boxes.