Hard truths: The fundraising landscape in 2022
2022 has been a whirlwind of political and financial upheaval, supply chain issues and extreme weather patterns on a global scale. We’re living in interesting times. What does this mean for seed stage startups and even Series A companies who are looking to raise money in this turbulent environment?
Matt Garratt, general partner with CRV, says that these startups are “partially being jerked around by the venture capital community who don't know how to value businesses anymore”.
Should startups be playing it safe? Is a down round the way to go over a flat round? Matt and other experts in this space including Beth Ferreira, managing partner at FirstMark, give their views in this episode of The Next Stage.