Venture Studio Fundraising In 2024? Here’s What You Need To Know.

3 Tips & Tactics For Navigating Your Raise This Year

Dianna Lesage
6 min readJan 4, 2024

After a bitter 2023, hopes are high for a better 2024 across the venture ecosystem.

The stock market is rebounding and interest rates are forecasted to drop making the economic climate more hospitable BUT a lack of conviction coupled with conflicting opinions about what might happen has many across the startup landscape worried about planting new seeds.

For Venture Studios, the pressure is even more intense as many are looking to raise not only for the Studio but also for new ventures spinning-out this year.

Venture Studio Funding In 2023

Before spiraling down the doom and gloom rabbit hole, it’s important to recognize that even in one of the worst years for funding- several Studios succeeded spectacularly.

  • Studio Sirah raised $2.6 million in January (Entrepreneur)
  • Flagship Founders raised €3.5 million in April (digitalship)
  • Atomic raised $320 million in May (Fortune)
  • Pioneer Square Labs raised $20 million in May (GeekWire)
  • Madrona Venture Labs raised $11 million in June (GeekWire)



Dianna Lesage

Venture Studio expert. Creator capitalist. Lover of innovation.