Venture funding isn’t the only way to grow a consumer brand. Using alternative funding early can allow you to prove your concept and attract VC investment for later stages.
Foodtech investment has placed upward pressure on deal size and valuation, with the median late-stage deal size up 86.9% from 2020.
Marketplace Metrics help founders manage their business, benchmark progress and build a story for VCs to easily evaluate performance.
The online marketplace model is surprisingly lean and scalable, making it a popular choice for investors and new consumer startups.
VC deal flow to Consumer startups accounted for well over 40% of all venture deals in 2020 and a whopping 46.6% in Q1 2021.
I would work with startups all day before sneaking away for an hour or two on the slopes.