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Category: EC Investor Surveys

Category: EC Investor Surveys

What makes everyone so sure SAFE rounds are founder-friendly?

SAFEs, simple agreements for future equity, have long been touted as a founder-friendly structure for signing venture deals. But is it really fair to call them that? TechCrunch+ recently surveyed a handful of VCs and founders about how they’re feeling about SAFE rounds in this tougher fundraising market, especially now that power has largely shifted back to investors. We found that while both groups championed the deal structure at the earliest stages and for capital raises in between formal rounds, founders seemed less enthused about SAFEs overall. Isn’t it a bit odd to be hesitant about something that is supposedly

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