#2 | Seed Round Secured, Now What?

The Esports Startup show

Summary: <p> Welcome to The Esports Startup!</p> <p>Join our <a href="https://e1.gg/Slack" target="_blank"><strong>Slack community</strong></a> to chat with the hosts and learn about esports, startups and funding from your hosts and community members! To learn more about Esports One, visit our <a href="https://esportsone.com/" target="_blank"><strong>site</strong></a>.</p> <p><br></p> <p>In this episode we take you through:</p> <p><strong>1:25 — </strong>Closing a seed round of funding, lawyers &amp; negotiating with your investors<br> <strong>12:50</strong> <strong>— </strong>Press Releases and why you should Always Be Raising (ABR)<br> <strong>17:59 — </strong>Moving from NYC to LA and why Co-working could be a great option for your startup<br> <strong>23:18 — </strong>Hiring your first employees &amp; recruiters vs. hired.com vs. job boards<br> <strong>27:58 — </strong>Building our first product and the importance of user feedback<br> <strong>34:57 — </strong>What to expect in your first board meeting<br> <strong>42:35 —</strong> Finding our first office space and moving out of WeWork</p> <p><br></p> <p>This episode comes with a complimentary <a href="https://medium.com/esportsone/the-esports-startup-episode-2-seed-secured-now-what-7263d15f1bf0">blog post</a> that includes some behind the scenes pictures/details and links to the actual pitch decks, job descriptions and presentations that we used throughout our Seed Round and beyond.</p>