The Seven Deadly Sins of Fundraising

…and How First-Time Founders Can Avoid Them

Illustrations handmade with ❤ by Ariane Frida Sofie

Forgive me, founder, for I have sinned!

While I raised 10m EUR as a first-time entrepreneur, I made every mistake in the b̶i̶b̶l̶e̶ book. I didn’t talk to enough investors. I let rounds drag on. I took rejections personally. One unclear legal clause cost us millions when we…