LionBird’s Internal Scoring Template

July, 2017
Source: Scoring Template

LionBird’s Internal Scoring Template

There is still a major disconnect between how entrepreneurs present their plans vs. how VCs actually analyze them. In order to close the gap, here you’ll find a link to the scoring template used at LionBird to contextualize startups we are getting serious about.

Our Process

July, 2017
Source: Our Process

Our Process

Learn more by reviewing our real investment data, how our process is structured, and what you can expect when meeting us.

Ask Our Founders

July, 2017
Source: Reference Check

Ask Our Founders

We invite you to hear from the founders we’ve backed first-hand about what it’s like to work with us.

LionBird Bites Newsletter

March, 2016
Source: Bites Archives

LionBird Bites Newsletter

The archive for our newsletter “LionBird Bites”, a newsletter for VCs by VCs

Is Competition Really For Losers?

April, 2015
Source: TechCrunch

Is Competition Really For Losers?

While declaring “competition is for losers” has become fashionable among unicorn-chasing VCs, most founders still reject this line of thinking. They know there is a gray area, and that large markets with multiple similar companies can produce multiple success stories. Nevertheless, any startup that can’t explain why they will be 10x better versus their competition on a meaningful, tangible, […]

How Top Founders Juggle Term Sheets

December, 2014
Source: TechCrunch

How Top Founders Juggle Term Sheets

Breakout startups that are ready for “Fundraising Acceleration” often face the challenge of managing interest from multiple investors. Having been involved in a number of these startups first-hand as an early-stage VC, I’ve noticed a common pattern to how they manage to “juggle” investor interest that we can all learn from.