What’s the best way to raise your seed round?

Fred Wilson (Co-Founder and Partner at Union Square Ventures)
Numbers Can Ruin A Good Story – AVC

You can raise a seed (or Series A) on a story. But at some point, you will have numbers; users, user growth, revenues, and revenue growth. You will also have a burn rate. And those numbers will become the thing you are judged on and your nice story will be “ruined” by the numbers. Now this is not always true. You might be one of the few entrepreneurs on a real rocket ship and your numbers will be your friend. If that is true, raise while the numb… (read more)