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Ricky Pelletier

Ricky Pelletier

Guest Writer / Partner at OpenView Venture Partners

Ricky Pelletier is a VP at OpenView Venture Partners -- an investment firm focused on software companies in the expansion stage -- where he focuses on identifying and analyzing various market and investment opportunities. He works with other members of the OpenView investment team to structure and conduct diligence on new investments.  

Project Grow

5 Questions to Ask Before Signing a Term Sheet

How do you distinguish the good VCs from the not-so-good ones?
Fundraising

4 Steps to Help You Prepare for the Fundraising Process

Raising capital can go much more smoothly when you come to the table prepared.
Pitching Investors

The 9 Things You Should Never Do When Pitching Investors

When pitching investors it is important to get it right the first time – as often this is the only chance you got. So avoid these nine major blunders.
Presentations

4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation

A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
Fundraising

5 Early Funding Mistakes that Can Kill Your Company in the Long Run

While entrepreneurs may strive to raise a lot of money or seek a high valuation, these aspirations can end up hurting you down the road.