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The entrepreneur’s guide to surviving corona featured in U.S. 1 News

insights The entrepreneur’s guide to surviving corona featured in U.S. 1 News Dror Futter · May 28, 2020

Remember all those articles about whether venture was overvalued? With blinding speed, they now seem quaint. Bluntly stated, most venture backed companies are in a fight for survival. Although certain areas of life sciences may do somewhat better, I think the impact will be widely felt. Complicating the fight is the fact that no one…

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Retroactive Pay-to-Play Coming to a Venture Theater Near You

insights Retroactive Pay-to-Play Coming to a Venture Theater Near You Dror Futter · May 10, 2020

Retroactive pay-to-plays are not common in a rising market but are likely to become very common over the next year or two. When inside investors “pass the hat” for the next funding round, those investors unable/unwilling to fund their pro-rata could confront some very harsh consequences. Even for companies that already have pay-to-play clauses in their…

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