A 2008 paper “How Unlucky is 25-Sigma”, describes an interview with Goldman Sach’s then-CFO David Viniar who referred to their flagship fund’s 27% loss in August 2007 as a “25 Sigma event”. The paper goes on to analyze this statement and quickly shows that a 25-Sigma event would take place once in 1.309e+135 years, a […]
Most entrepreneurs are ready to declare success when they get that first surge of traction with a real customer. This is a good sign, but they have no idea that the hard work of scaling the business is still ahead of them.
Each week we bring you some of the notable startup fundings from the previous week in a clear, concise, easy-to-read report to keep you on top of things. This week, we feature the following startups:
Today, I take a look at the 10 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in Boston Tech in January using some data from our friends at Crunchbase. In addition to dollar amount, I have included industry, round, date of funding, total equity funding raised, and a brief description. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE 10 BOSTON COMPANIES […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for Boston startups for 1/11/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
I started out in business as a techy geek, so I understand why technologists starting a new venture spend so much effort getting the product just right. Yet I’ve learned over time that building the business is all about having the right team members. Thus I’m frustrated when I see founders pushing off recruiting, or […]
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