The ‘Series A Gap’ in VC is real and widening. Here’s why…

Jonathan Tower
8 min readMar 22, 2021
A surge of new Seed Stage VC firms while established firms have moved later stage on the back of newer, larger vehicles has exacerbated the need for more VCs willing to lead traditional Series A rounds.

March 15 marks the unofficial one-year anniversary of the pandemic. In the year that’s followed, we’ve all read plenty of stories on ‘how our lives have changed’ and so forth. While true enough, there has also been no shortage of things that have clearly not changed over the past year. Moreover, there is now compelling evidence that many trends that were in evidence prior to March 2020…

Jonathan Tower

Jonathan (@jonathan_tower) is Founder and Managing Partner at Catapult, a global early stage venture firm with assets in multiple geographies.