#61: How Raising Funds Changes a Business with Benn Stancil

by | Jun 21, 2021 | Podcast

Guest Intro

Benn Stancil is the Founder and CEO of Mode Analytics. After working at Yammer and going through their acquisition to Microsoft, Benn left and started Mode with a few co-workers in 2013. To date, Mode has raised $80M USD, and Benn is going to share with us how raising money from investors changes yourself, your team, and your business.

What You Learn

  • What was the toughest round to raise?
  • What are things people should prepare for?
  • What was the easiest thing about raising?
  • How long does the average round take to raise?
  • How to tell if an investor is right for you?
  • People say taking investment is like marriage, do you ever feel stuck with them?
  • What has been the largest change in yourself? Your team? Your business?
  • Does having investors on a board of directors help or hinder progress?

Episode Links

Mode Website: https://mode.com
Substack: https://benn.substack.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bennstancil
Email: benn@modeanalytics.com


Transcript coming soon..

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