Raising Venture Capital Today: Barbell Syndrome

Heidi Roizen, Draper Fisher Jurvetson

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Roizen believes startups should have venture capital, but at the right time and used judiciously. She talks about the Barbell syndrome, where startups raise money for the first and last rounds, but not the rounds in between. It is very difficult to raise these middle rounds, which allow startups to treat money better.

Jan 16, 2002

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