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It's being called the financial technology, or fintech, revolution. Lesley Stahl meets some of the fintechies challenging the establishment, seeking to reinvent nearly every aspect of modern banking
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Don't raise too much money too quickly
Taking a disciplined approach to fundraising can help your company hit key milestones at the appropriate times, writes Natty Zola, managing director at Techstars. If you're still validating your product or market fit at the Series A round, you're in trouble.
A lot of startups are confused about the expectations investors have at different stages of the fundraising process, and therefore make…
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The future of entrepreneurship. A Q&A with Phil Black (@mrvelvet), founder of True Ventures, on investment decisions and the establishment of community programs.
Phil Black, co-founder of True Ventures, discusses investing, startups, and the future of Helpshift.
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Small-business owners are struggling to understand the cost of loans sold by marketplace lenders. To remedy this, the industry must embrace a disclosure box that includes these five principles.
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Why too much capital causes its own problems
Raising too much money can create its own risks, as doing so may cause you to overlook some of the fundamental problems with your business, experts say. An excess of capital makes it too easy to ignore poor unit economics or problems with your product-market fit,
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Does the VC model make sense?
A simple analysis suggests that few venture-capital firms earn returns large enough to justify the risks that they take on, writes Tomer Dean. Moreover, the numbers suggest that it could be tough for founders who aren't trying to build the next unicorn startup to attract funding from VC firms.
I had a meeting with a well-known startup investor yesterday. The talk somehow pivoted from my seed-seeking startup into talking about the…
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Compounding growth is powerful. A company growing at 15% monthly over four years will be 8x larger than one growing at 10%. It's an amazing difference. It drives the gap between the iconic companies that break out and those that muddle along toward mediocrity. I compiled data on some of the most successful companies in venture history to put some measure around this.
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A reader named Turner Dean recently asked me whether it’s better to raise seed money on convertible notes or straight-up equity. Since this is a hefty topic that we could discuss for days, in this...
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The SBA will publish a final rule on July 25, 2016 adopting a new "universal" small business mentor-protege program, open to all small businesses.
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64-page H1 2016 Corporate Venture Capital Report. The report provides a comprehensive and data-driven look at the first half of 2016's CVC activity globally.
A data-driven look at the first half of 2016’s corporate venture capital activity globally.
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Want to become a VC?
Here's advice from 45 VCs including Fred Wilson of USV, Rich Wong of Accel and Seth Levine of Foundry Group on how to break into the unicorn hunting game.
Want to break into the VC world, but not sure how to do it? There's no sure way, but here's a compilation of quotes on how some notable VCs got to where they are.
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