The founder of Carta dissects the pitch decks that helped him raise $448 million
|08/20/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Carta was conceived over lunch at a Thai restaurant.
CEO Henry Ward was there with Manu Kumar, an investor at the venture-capital firm K9 Ventures. Kumar had backed Ward’s last startup, Second Sight, a suite of investment tools that was, in Ward’s words, an “absolute failure.”
For whatever reason, Kumar still believed in Ward. And now he had a new idea for him.
Ward recalled to Business Insider how Kumar wondered why he still got a paper stock certificate in the mail when he invested in a private company. Investing in public companies was so much easier.
Ward was a “finance guy,” Kumar reasoned, read more >>>