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Why Now Is The Best Time To Hunt For VC Funding

The success of your company's pitch could depend on the calendar.

By Sam Hogg • Oct 13, 2016

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It's as predictable as the seasons themselves: As the year moves from fall into winter, I see hot deals start to lose steam. Company founders suddenly discover that scheduling a phone call with a VC becomes hard. Trying for an actual meeting? Uh-uh. It's December in VC land, the month where deals go to die. The same thing happens every August.

Related: 8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital

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