Sahil Lavingia (CEO of Gumroad) write up his trials and tribulations of raising capital for Gumroad and how he eventually built the company back up to what it is today.
Foresight.is is a treasure of resources for early stage teams looking to do financial modeling. There are many other things available, but this one focuses on financial modeling for startups. Taylor Davidson (creator) has made these easy to use and included step by step instructions with videos to keep you on track. These are exactly the types of forecasts and models that I look for and have recommended these to countless teams over the years.
As a prospective or emerging fund manager, you will spend most of your time crafting your investment thesis, and detailing how and why founders and investors should work with you, towards creating a point of view on how you will create a successful venture fund. Creating a financial model for your fund allows you to detail your thesis and strategy in quantitative terms, to create some expectations for how you will spend your investors� capital and generate returns on your investments.
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