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Next Founder and #Paid's Bryan Gold shares fundraising lessons at #TechTO

Aug 30, 2018

aising a round of funding is one of the most time-consuming and stressful processes for a founder. During a recent TechTO event, #paid CEO and co-founder Bryan Gold—whose company raised a $9 million Series A in May led by ScaleUP Ventures—shared his lessons learned from raising a major funding round.

Gold said that he had to make a mindset shift to approaching fundraises; while startups look at fundraising as a process where they’re being evaluated, startups should do due diligence on the right investors. For reference, Gold shared his criteria for investors he wants to work with, which include vision alignment, a good working relationship, and helpfulness.

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