Zoom’s revenue tops $1B, valuation falls + Startup Checklist: how to prepare for fundraising | E1333



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00:00 Jason intros the show
01:53 News – Zoom earnings and valuations
14:54 LinkedIn Marketing – Get a $100 LinkedIn ad credit at https://linkedin.com/checklist
16:10 Startup Checklist – Preparing for Fundraising
18:06 Is your company a Delaware C-Corp?
20:51 Do you have a clean cap table?
25:52 Do you understand dilution?
29:54 Odoo – Get your first app free and a $1000 credit at https://odoo.com/twist
31:04 Eliminate any other “surprise red flags” from diligence (aside from cap table)
36:00 Build a data room
38:11 Vanta – Get get $1,000 off automating your SOC 2 at https://vanta.com/twist
39:33 Understand startup funding documents: SAFEs, Convertible Notes, and Priced Rounds
44:37 Have a plan that gets you to 18 to 24 months of runway
47:22 Do you know how to value your startup?
54:12 Start governance early
55:58 Know that fundraising is a full-time job

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