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How to get the best seed funding deal for your company [Video]

Don’t take the first SEED ROUND funding offer that comes your way. In this video I’ll give you the tools to navigate seed funding negotiations, and make sure that you and your company get the best terms for growing your business in a sustainable way. Check out my free founder’s guide: https://westaway.com/guides/seed/It will help you dig even deeper into the term sheet, and get every detail right.

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Seed Funding for Startups | Most Important Metrics for Investors [Video]

I teach you how to break down the most important metrics for investors in seed funding rounds. Free template included. ✅ Sign up for Notion for free using this link: https://ntn.so/ericandrews1Notion is part of the essential toolkit for startups — 90% of the Forbes Cloud 100 and over 50% of new YC batches use Notion to help build their teams, fundraise, ship product, and more. Thank you Notion for sponsoring this video!RESOURCES & LINKS: ————————————————————————–⬇️ Download seed fundraising metrics template: https://bit.ly/seed_fundraising_guide🚨 Join my Finance for Startups training program (with support from me, live streams, and more): https://bit.ly/finance_for_startupsJoin my newsletter so you don’t miss any new videos/announcements: Email list: http://bit.ly/joinericnewsletterRelated Startup Videos: 6 Strategies to Increase Cash Flow | https://youtu.be/9zx6xeQPKjg How to Build a Growth Marketing Dashboard: https://youtu.be/KUXbOzgLU_s————————————————————————–We learn about the most important metrics investors want to see seed-stage startups present in pitch decks and fundraising rounds. There-Market size – TAM (bottoms-up vs. top-down)- Traction (the correct growth & retention metrics)- Unit economics & projections- Terms (valuation, target raise, dilution, etc.)In this video, I walk you through the best ways to break down each of these metrics.Sections:0:54 market size (TAM) – when to calculate using top-down vs. bottoms-up5:14 how I use Notion to keep track of all my projects, try it here for free https://ntn.so/ericandrews17:44 startup growth metrics(choosing your metric, growth rate benchmarks)11:27 retention metrics for user-based businesses – DAU/MAU ratios and power user curves (smile curves)14:44 retention metrics – churn and customer retention cohorts20:48 what is your business model? unit economics (how you make money), traction & projections28:51 fundraising terms: valuation, target raise, expected dilutionBy the end of this video, you will understand how to break down the most important metrics for seed funding rounds. *This video is sponsored by Notion.#NotionPartner #fundraising #seedfunding