How To Raise Funding For Your Startup Like A Boss

Raising money is a highly asymmetrical process: Founders do it only a few times in their careers, while Angels and VC’s do it all day every day for years.

This results in a massive information, knowledges and skills gap between founders and investors. Watch this session (held on June 14th 2023) from Fulcrum Founder Will Sacks on what founders can do to close the gap and raise funding quickly and efficiently using the power of process.

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2023 Investor Roundtable: How to Secure Funding In Tough Times

How do you as a founder orient to the current challenges and opportunities that are showing themselves in the market?

Tough economic times present challenges, but they are also when billion dollar unicorns are born. As part of our mission to help founders succeed regardless of what’s going on macro-economically, join us for a special event on how to close a seed round in Q3 of 2023.

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Pitch Perfect: How to Create A Standout Pitch Deck that Gets Funded

Entrepreneurs, are you struggling to catch the attention of investors in today’s competitive market?

Don’t worry, our pitch deck workshop (held on May 10th 2023) will give you the edge you need to succeed!

Learn from our in-house Venture Partner & All-Star Pitch Deck creator, Melanie Platt, as she shares her expertise on creating a pitch deck that leaves a lasting impression.

With over $500M raised for founders, Melanie knows what it takes to make investors sit up and take notice. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from a pro and take your pitch deck to the next level.L

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Are You Raising Seed Capital in 2023? Fundraising Mastery Open House

Are you a Founder looking for resources to raise capital over the next six months?

The Fulcrum VA team hosted a Virtual Open House session on March 1st. They went into depth on our program design, our Mentor and Investor Network for growth, and our approach to working with founders through a successful fundraise.

This Virtual Open House featured Will Sacks (CEO, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator), Sharn Bassi (Program Manager, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator), Melanie Platt (Venture Partner) and Fulcrum alum Roger Mann (Smart Response)

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Leveraging AI To Win The Market And Investors

AI is potentially the biggest technological breakthrough in the history of the human race. So how can founders adjust and integrate? Watch an open discussion on how investors are preparing for AI technologies and what startup founders should be considering when implementing tools like ChatGPT.


Jeremy Burton, Platform Studio VC,
CEO and Cofounder
Chhavi Singh, Cofounder Flyte,
Fintech and AI startup Advisor

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Winning Pitch Decks That Get You Funded

In this market, getting the attention of VC’s is harder than ever. On average, investors are spending a little more than 2 minutes reviewing a deck before they move on…

Watch our Venture Partner, Melanie Platt break it down and get the do’s and don’ts on creating a pitch deck that wins!

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Fundraising Mastery Open House Dec 2022​

Take a peek at our Open house webinar where you can watch our successful alumni and mentor, Daniel Nordberg (CEO – and Fulcrum Founder Will Sacks show you around our flagship program Fundraising Mastery. –

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How To Handle Investor Objections

Here’s a proven method to handle investor objections and finish meetings with investor commitments. Today let’s talk about handling investor objections.An “Objection” is a concept from sales, and since fundraising is sales, objections are very relevant to raising capital from investors. In fact, I believe it’s crucial for every founder to know how to handle objections because often they are what stand in between you and closing a given investor on your round.

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Fundraising Mastery Open House

A glimpse inside Fundraising Mastery, our 3-month fundraising accelerator program for seed-stage mission-driven entrepreneurs with successful alum, Alexa Barker, Program Director Mike Schroeck & Fulcrum Founder Will Sacks.

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How To Close Investors For Your Seed Round (Part 2)

In today’s post I’m going to address the final step of the 7 step process of doing super effective investor meetings: The final close. As a reminder the 7 step process is:

Step 1: Engage
Step 2: Build Rapport
Step 3: Qualify
Step 4: Enroll
Step 5: Handle Objections
Step 6: Test Close
Step 7: Close

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Free Webinar: How to Put Investors in a Trance

As many of us have learned, just because you have a solid concept, team, product, traction, and market opportunity, it doesn’t mean investors will get excited. Because excitement is an emotion, and the language of emotion is storytelling.

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Fundraising During a Pandemic?

What does the coronavirus pandemic mean for you as a founder raising money? How do you navigate this new landscape? Will funding dry up? Or are there new opportunities being created?

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Welcome to GetFunded

Welcome to GetFunded! our mission is to promote social entrepreneurship and harness the power of business to create the world we want. Too many entrepreneurs

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