What’s the best way to navigate the fundraising climate?

Heidi Roizen (Operations Partner at Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ))
Dear Startups: Here’s How to Stay Alive — Medium

Understand whether your current investors are going to get you there. Go to [your] backers and get their commitment that they will see us through (or know that they won’t, because if they won’t, the sooner we know that, the sooner we can go out and do something about this. ) I know many VCs hate to be put on the spot about this, but I think entrepreneurs have the right to ask, and to know.