How is COVID-19 Affecting Venture Funding for Startups?

How is COVID-19 Affecting Venture Funding for Startups?

 
 
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In this podcast, Burkland talks with a few leading venture capitalists about the impact COVID-19 is having on venture funding for startups.

Host

Ruben Austin, Burkland

SPONSORS

Silicon Valley Bank

Fenwick & West

VENTURE FUNDING PANELISTS

Kunal Mehta, Hearst Ventures

Jake Yormak, Story Ventures

Wendy Xiao Schadeck, North Zone

KEY QUESTIONS

  • How is COVID-19 affecting the Venture Capital industry?
  • What are the biggest challenges that startups face in a post-COVID-19 world?
  • Should my startup go after venture funding now?
  • What about deal flow?
  • Will SBA loans help startups?
  • Where will VCs invest after COVID-19?
  • Has your investment strategy significantly changed?
  • What advice do you have for pre-seed fundraising at this time?