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Alexander Jarvis
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If you were in the boots of Salesforce, how would you sustain your growth? Probably acquire, given their core market has saturated. So what companies are on the wish list of Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff? Fortunately for us a group called“hacktivists”…
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CB Insights and KPMG just released their Pulse of Fintech report for Q2 2016. In the second quarter of the year 195 deals have been completed with a total investment of $2.5bn. The report is available for your viewing pleasure at the end of the blog. The…
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Without a doubt, the single most informative piece of advice in my formative years came from my uncle. Ironically, it came from asking dumb questions. In this blog I’m going to talk about asking dumb questions and why they are critical for your personal…
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I came across an interesting broker note today on the “Ten Attributes of Great Fundamental Investors”. This is not a typical one you read from brokers (though they occasionally have funny ones on the World Cup and the like), it’s far more a thought piece.…
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Brian Laung Aoaeh, Aartner at KEC Ventures just posted a great deck on startup barriers to entry, or ‘economic moats’ as he characterises them. When you want to think about building a big company, some way of fending off the hordes from undermining your…
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Struggling with mobile growth? Well I found a mobile growth handbook with a list of 45 tips to try that’s worth 15 minutes of your time flicking through to list a few to implement and help hit your targets! The deck is below, but I have pulled out a few…
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Emergence Capital, an SF based enterprise focused VC has put together 10 slides on the mobile enterprise trends they see for H1 2016. It’s worth a quick read if this your space. The summary is: The key industry announcements Overview of funding activity…
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Ericsson mobility report 2016

Ericsson have put together a large report on mobile for 2016. There are details on subscriptions, IoT, traffic, state of networks and streaming. This is a must read if you want to get your inner mobile freak on. It’s a little niche, but if you need stats…
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Network effects! Everyone has heard they are useful, but how much do you really know about them and how do you get the ‘flywheel’ spinning? In a16z Podcast, partners Anu Hariharan and Jeff Jordan (who invest in marketplaces, consumer, and more) share with…
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Non disclosure agreements, NDA, confidentiality agreements or even proprietary information agreement, what are they good for? Well I’ll tell you. ‘Will you sign my NDA?’ is a very frequent question first time founders have. It’s also really bad one. There…
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