How would we think about our startups if we knew this was the last startup we would ever do? Would we be so rushed? Would we still think killing ourselves to “get to an end game” was justified? What if this was the end game? How much stress would that alleviate?
As a startup advisor and investor, I’ve met many aspiring entrepreneurs, and I often get asked the question, “I have a great idea for a startup – do you agree that it real potential?” They don’t know that most experts agree the person is more important than the idea, yet I’ve never been asked, “I […]
What is an emergent community? If you’re building a community-based business this a must-read from one of the leading VCs in the space.
A look at how to counter the key organizational impediments to fast transformation even in businesses with top management committed to first-mover speed and agility.
Moving past the hysteria, computer vision is a defining element of intelligent machines transforming mechanical movements into dynamic workflows.
Getting investors to trust you with their money is always a challenge, and it’s even more difficult in the early stages, where you don’t have a significant revenue stream, a few customers, or maybe even a product yet. At these stages, it’s all about you, and your ability to communicate and execute effectively. Here is my list of red flags that cause many investors to look elsewhere.
There is a new trend that is starting to take off called Account-Based Marketing (or ABM for short), and it has the potential to change everything for B2B marketers.
Management of a growing company is a learnable skill, and in my view, it starts with a focus on the following key principles.
The notable startup fundings for the week ending 3/14/20 featuring funding details for Finix, Lyra Health, Owler, and Cloudbeds.
The term Black Swan was coined by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor, and former Wall Street quant trader, and was popularized after the meltdown that resulting after the Financial crisis of 2008. Per Investopedia, the definition of a black swan event is: A black swan is an unpredictable event that is beyond what is normally expected […]