Tyler Short joins us this week as we dive into all things Go-To-Market, but this time with a Venture spin on things. We get a deeper glimpse into what’s going on across the VC world and the implications of today’s market for founders & investors. Tyler currently works as the General Counsel and Director of Operations at SixThirty Ventures.
Tyler peels the onion on one of his biggest career learnings to date – a venture deal that crumbled apart. Not one to miss!
What you will learn
- Things to look out for as someone investing in startups today
- How to fundraise smarter
- The fundamentals to help you better navigate which startups to invest in
- Legal necessities to be aware of as a founder
- Knowing when to walk away from a deal
(3:26) VC terminology & how to break into venture
(6:28) Predictions and themes in today’s Market
(14:15) A deal that fell apart and what Tyler learned throughout the process
(30:36) Best advice to founders struggling to raise in this market
(33:27) Advice to founders around legal work
(35:42) Tyler’s view on AI legal tech
(38:15) What the best founders do to move the needle
“Not every founder and VC are a match made in heaven”
“Too often i see a spray and pray approach from founders – the fact of the matter is venture has a lot of specialists in this world “
“Do your due diligence , make sure you understand who the funds are that you’re trying to meet, and target the right ones”
“All business people are part time lawyers, it’s the good business people who know that, and lean into it”
Connect and follow Tyler on LinkedIn and Twitter:
Tyler’s LinkedIn: Tyler Short
Tyler’s Twitter: @TylerShortVC
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