Why Fundraising Is Different In Silicon Valley

by Michael Seibel11/22/2019

Y Combinator CEO and Partner Michael Seibel on why fundraising in Silicon Valley is different.

00:00 – Why Fundraising Is Different In Silicon Valley
00:25 – Overcorrecting based on investor feedback outside Silicon Valley
00:35 – Investors are not spread evenly around the world
00:50 – Why Silicon Valley investors are different
1:50 – Investors in Silicon Valley are less likely to dismiss ideas out of hand
2:30 – Judging based on if a team is executing


  • Michael Seibel

    Michael Seibel is a Group Partner and Managing Director, Early Stage at YC. He was the cofounder and CEO Justin.tv and Socialcam. Socialcam sold to Autodesk in 2012 and Justin.tv became Twitch.