Ep. 122 How I Raised It with David Hassell of 15Five


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Produced by Foundersuite.com, "How I Raised It" goes behind the scenes with startup founders who have raised capital. This episode is with David Hassell of 15Five.com, a cloud-based software platform that analyzes and improves employee performance. In this episode, David talks about why you should bootstrap as long as possible, tips for getting to cash flow breakeven, pitching onstage at Jason Calacanis' LAUNCH Festival, why he religiously sends a monthly investor update, the value of being both contrarian and disciplined, and more. The Company most recently raised a $30.7 million Series B venture round in a deal led by Next47. Chaifetz Group, Bling Capital, Point Nine Capital, Matrix Partners, New Ground Ventures, Origin Ventures and Launch fund also participated in the round. Previous investors include Structure Capital, Slow Ventures, Jumpstart Ventures, New Ground Ventures, Christoph Janz, Lord Rothschild, Dave Morin, Zac Zeitlin, Clark Landry, Michael Liou and Michael Walsh, 500 Startups, David Sacks, John Ham, Jason Calacanis, Ben Parr, Matt Brezina, Ben Ling and others. This series is produced by Foundersuite, makers of software to raise capital and manage investor relations. Foundersuite users have raised over $1.5 Billion since 2016. Create a free account at www.foundersuite.com.

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