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VC funding benchmarks for startups

VC funding benchmarks for startups

Back the right people. People make products. Products don't make people. Only a tiny percentage of people possess the managerial and motivational capabilities to build extraordinary growth companies. (Thomas J. Davis, Jr.)

VC funding benchmarks for startups

Paul Lee


Aug 30, 2022



Fundraising Guide

Due to popular demand, we've updated our VC funding benchmarks guide for startup founders preparing to fundraise from very-early stage to late stage.

"The best startups would push the frontier of technology, thereby guaranteeing market power and selling opportunities for their products." (Thomas J. Perkins, Co-founder of Kleiner Perkins)

venture capital funding benchmarks for startups 2022

Click to view VC funding benchmarks spreadsheet

Back the right people. People make products. Products don't make people. Only a tiny percentage of people possess the managerial and motivational capabilities to build extraordinary growth companies. (Thomas J. Davis, Jr., Co-founder of Mayfield Fund)


In the changing landscape of venture capital, how do we increase our chances of getting funded?

If you're preparing to fundraise for capital, may you find these recommended readings helpful to increase your fundability in the changing landscape of venture capital market, particularly during this market downturn.

If you're new to venture capital funding, check out these videos:

By the way, here's the embedded Google Sheets for your ease of reference.

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If you wish to estimate your pre-revenue business valuation with proven models and frameworks, try our free pre-revenue business valuation simulator.



  1. Paul Lee, Co-founder & CEO, roiquant
  2. D. T. C. Lai, Co-founder & Chief Researcher, roiquant
  3. Josshua Chong, Associate Data Scientist, roiquant

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Last edited on 3 November 2022.