Foundational expedites the

Pursuit of Venture Capital

Prolonged capital raises are damaging to operations and valuations. We bridge the founder-investor information gap with VC Market Intelligence to help founders raise more efficiently.

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70% of funded startups

run out of cash prior to raising their next round.

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Traction Strategy Sprint

Produce the signals of traction the VC market will expect.

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Fundraising Support

Conduct an impactful roadshow and close rounds with confidence.

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Market Validation

Eliminate probable objections with proactive feedback from select VCs.

Our Solutions

Based on our framework, Traction Science, our solutions de-risk raising venture capital by leveraging market insight and curated investor feedback to systematically build a compelling traction narrative that helps founders know when, how, and from whom to raise capital.

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Our Philosophy

Product-market fit isn’t the same as venture-capitalist fit. 70% of funded startups run out of cash prior to raising their next round.

VCs hesitate to invest because they doubt a venture’s ability to scale, and even those founders who are successful often spend over 6 months scrambling to build the conviction they need to close.

By proactively bridging the founder-investor information gap, we can help founders raise capital faster.

Our Clients

"I really appreciated the disciplined thinking Traction Science forces. We're finally working together as a team." - Founder, B2C post-seed FinTech startup

50+

startups we work
with each year

75%

have raised outside
capital

5-15

typical employee
headcount

3:2

our ratio of B2B to
B2C customers

Insights

Our perspectives, learnings, and insights on venture capital and traction.

Determining your target VC check size

03 February 2020

Founders seeking venture capital typically know their target round size, but they underestimate the…

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How Venture Capital Will be Impacted by the Next Recession

17 October 2019

Many within the startup community believe we’re staring the next recession in the face.…

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EdTech Platform Osmosis Raises a $4M Series A To Train Caregivers

01 July 2019

Felicis Ventures backs a venture addressing the “impending global crisis” in caregiving. On June…

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What Our

Clients Are Saying

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