A Founder’s Perspective on Fundraising and The Art of the Ask
Duration:51 mins
A Founder’s Perspective on Fundraising and The Art of the Ask

A Founder’s Perspective on Fundraising and The Art of the Ask

Kristian Marquez is the founder and CEO of FinStrat Management. In our chat, Kristian shares lessons learned on his journey from starting a telemedicine startup, experiencing startup failure and an IPO, to founding FinStrat. He discusses the importance of validating your idea with customers through market feedback before building a product. He dives more into FinStrat’s unique approach, and also offers practical guidance into fundraising challenges, highlighting the need for accurate financials and metrics and financial transparency for a truly healthy investor and founder relationship.