Sequoia - Preparing a Board Deck
We tend to get started with companies at the Seed or Series A Stage-before board meetings come into the picture. But in the life cycle of every startup, there is a time when board meetings become formal. Often, this is catalyzed by the next investment round or the addition of an independent board member.
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- Prepare just enough
- Focus on calibration
- Take a step back
- Don’t overthink it
- Share materials early
- Structure the meeting