Startup VC Funding Metrics & Benchmarks

“If you come in with a theory, and a plan and no data, and you’re 1 of the next 1000, it’s going to be far far harder to raise money. You’re almost always better off making your business better than your pitch better.” (Marc Andreessen, General Partner of a16z)

Startup VC Funding Metrics & Benchmarks


Due to popular demand, we decided to share our Startup VC Funding Metrics & Benchmarks guide for aspiring and budding founders in preparation for their fundraising journey from early-stage to late-stage.

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Paul Lee, Co-founder & CEO, Flipidea

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Last edited on 8 July 2021.