The 6 Stages of Startup Funding

The initial funding required to convert an idea into a business

Seed funding

There’s business but now it requires funds for growth.

Series A Funding

Startup has achieved significant growth and is looking to scale even further.

Series B Funding

The startup now looks for capital to scale more (expanding into new markets, hiring more staff, etc.)

Series C & D Funding

The IPO stage marks the transition from a privately held startup to a publicly traded company