We are supported by readers, when you click & purchase through links on our site we earn affiliate commission. Learn more.

Wonderschool’s Chris Bennett and investor Marlon Nichols will break down the trail to seed-stage funding

Additional Crunch Stay is all about serving to founders construct higher venture-backed companies. Naturally, we do that by having candid conversations with founders and their buyers.

On an upcoming episode of Additional Crunch Stay, we’ll sit down with MaC Enterprise Capital founding managing associate Marlon Nichols and Wonderschool co-founder and CEO Chris Bennett. REGISTER HERE FOR FREE!

Not solely will we talk about how they got here collectively for Wonderschool’s seed spherical in 2017, however how that translated into what has turn into a complete of $24 million in funding from VCs like a16z and First Spherical Capital.

We’ll additionally host the Additional Crunch Stay Pitch-off, the place people within the viewers can pitch their startup to Nichols and Bennett to get their reside suggestions.

Nichols is a former Kauffman Fellow and Funding Director at Intel Capital. His portfolio contains Gimlet Media, MongoDB, Thrive Market, PlayVS, Truthful, LISNR, Mayvenn, Blavity and Wonderschool. Nichols is aware of greater than most of us will ever study seed-stage fundraising, and even gave a chat at TechCrunch Early Stage in April that outlines 4 methods for securing seed funding.

4 methods for getting consideration from buyers

We’ll get even deeper on that topic with Nichols, and listen to the angle from the opposite aspect of the desk with Bennett.

Wonderschool is a community of early childhood applications that mix the standard of top-notch early schooling with an in-home setting.

Bennett can discuss extensively on edtech as a sector, and we’ll decide each his and Nichols’ thoughts on that fast-growing area.

Don’t overlook that this episode will function an Additional Crunch Stay Pitch-off, so founders within the viewers must be able to “elevate their hand” and get within the combine.

The episode goes down on Wednesday, June 16 at 3 p.m. ET/midday PT. Additional Crunch Stay is accessible to anybody who desires to attend, however on-demand entry to the content material, together with all the library of ECL episodes, is reserved completely for Additional Crunch members. Be a part of now to take a look at what Aileen Lee, Roelof Botha, Mark Cuban and extra needed to say on earlier episodes of ECL. 

You can register for this episode of Extra Crunch Live, with MaC Venture Capital and Wonderschool, right here.