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Amber Atherton is the founder and CEO of Zyper (YC W18).

Iba Masood is the cofounder and CEO of TARA (YC W15).

The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon.

Y Combinator invests a small amount of money ($150k) in a large number of startups (recently 200), twice a year.

Learn more about YC and apply for funding here: https://www.ycombinator.com/apply/  

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00:00 - Intro

1:16 - Seed fundraising for Zyper and Tara

3:26 - Tara's pivot

4:31 - Series A fundraising for Zyper and Tara

18:11 - Evaluating investors

23:46 - Meeting with associates and partners

30:35 - Raising a Series A as a female founder

39:31 - Fundraising psychology

41:46 - What not to do when fundraising

45:01 - Talking to portfolio companies about investors

46:21 - What it's like to run a Series A stage company

1:00:41 - The most important piece of advice for fundraising

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