There’s maybe no greater bounce for a startup to make than from the incubatory seed stage to its Sequence A spherical. Given how massive a step-up touchdown a Sequence A may be, there are numerous pointers on the market. However most appear to be somewhat outdated in as we speak’s market. The venerable rule {that a} startup ought to have $1 million in annual recurring income or equal, for instance, appears anachronistic as we speak. In any case, some corporations have raised in current quarters with much less, whereas others with extra struggled to draw capital.

Enter Lightspeed Venture Partners’ Alex Kayyal, who’s coming to For Millionaires Early Stage 2024 to debate how startups can keep away from widespread pitfalls on the trail to elevating their very own Sequence A.

Not that elevating an A spherical was ever simple — what number of occasions have we mentioned a Sequence A crunch at For Millionaires through the years? A startup’s first lettered spherical is when massive desires and doubtlessly greater markets run instantly into enterprise expectations like gross sales repeatability, CAC payback, and the like. It’s akin to going from center faculty to graduate faculty in a single leap.

So, carry a pocket book as a result of Kayyal — previously of Salesforce Ventures, and a backer of corporations like Gong and Algolia — is bringing his perception to our shindig. And, after all, as with all For Millionaires Early Stage occasions, he’ll reply questions instantly.

Ticket costs enhance on March 29. E-book your tickets now and save $200 earlier than we go into late-bird pricing.

Is your organization concerned with sponsoring or exhibiting at For Millionaires Early Stage 2024? Attain out to our sponsorship gross sales staff by finishing this type.