Real Life Shark Tank: 12 of the Strangest Things I’ve Been Pitched

Throughout my time as a seed and accelerator investor at 500 Startups and my angel investing on AngelList via my syndicate, I’ve guided money in the direction of 174 startups for a total of $23M in venture capital.

Company Formation

There are various ways to form your business. Such as: Sole proprietor, Incorporated, Corporation, Partnership, Co-operative, Limited company, Limited Liability Company (some states).

Who Gets Venture Capital Funding?

Investors flooded startups with a record $63.3 billion in 2015. But a volatile stock market and fears of a tech bubble have led VC firms to make more cautious bets this year. The funding total for 2016 is on pace to drop about 25 percent, which means competition for those dollars is even fiercer than […]

7 Myths of Startup Financing

How do you successfully pitch your business to investors? As an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, I’ve been on both sides of the funding process. Here are 7 myths of startup financing — and the truths you should follow.

40 Things Every Start-Up Should Do To Scale Up

A must read for everyone, from frontline employees to senior executives to get aligned in contributing to the growth of a start-up. Based on ‘Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It…and Why the Rest Don’t (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)’ by Verne Harnish, this slideshare shares practical one-line approaches on building an industry-dominating business.

Startup News Articles

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