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Seed stage is about picking winners

Seed stage is about picking winners

Early stage investing is more collaborative. The key to success for early stage VC is to pick winners based on limited information. So what's the optimal VC strategy to pick winners at seed?

Posted by Jonah Probell | February 12, 2024
Why investors don't give honest feedback

Why investors don't give honest feedback

Investor feedback is rarely valuable because it's rarely true. When they pass, most investors give a generic, well-rounded reason. "It's not you, it's me" kind of thing. But why is it that way?

Posted by Stéphane Nasser | November 12, 2023
Understanding idiosyncrasy in seed investing

Understanding idiosyncrasy in seed investing

Beyond the fundamentals of seed investing, how can investors identify the outliers? This post explores the "idiosyncratic phenomenon" as a key concept in the VC decision-making process.

Posted by Giuseppe Stuto | October 9, 2023
Introducing OpenVC Flow: Access top 1% deals before they close.

Introducing OpenVC Flow: Access top 1% deals before they close.

At OpenVC, we see 10,000 startups per year. Now, you can access the top 1% with OpenVC Flow. It's super easy and completely free.

Posted by Stéphane Nasser | September 26, 2023
How to access deals with OpenVC

How to access deals with OpenVC

Investors: in 5 minutes, you will know how to use OpenVC to access top deals. This post covers account creation, profile optimization, reply rate, and more for VC firms, angels, and accelerators.

Posted by Stéphane Nasser | March 28, 2023
How to whitelist OpenVC

How to whitelist OpenVC

As an investor or a founder, you need to whitelist OpenVC to exchange via email. Here's how to do it - on Gmail, on Outlook, on mobile, on laptop.

Posted by Stéphane Nasser | November 30, 2021