This is an interesting look at the concept of disruption and how startups should approach unseating one of the big guys in their industry.
In lieu of investing your development time in user onboarding, you should do whatever it takes to help your new users achieve success. Reach out to them personally via email, install a live chat product, set up demos, etc.
Are there certain things that really catch an investor’s attention? Yes, there are. In this article by David Nilssen, learn the three crucial factors that weigh in on all of his investment decisions.
Startups are around twice as likely to show their pricing than their enterprise SaaS big brothers. In fact, 39% of the 389 startups I analysed had pricing clearly available.
Alexis Ohanian on branding and making something people love.
Three steps for raising your seed round for your startup.
Richard Harroch has created a great checklist of things that startup founders should know related to angel investors. This is an essential set of material that every founder should study and understand.
This is a short intro to the fundamental question of ‘What exactly is branding?’ It’s a beautifully design video that will capture your attention for the two minutes that it runs, and leave you wanting more when it ends.
SKOOL helps designers design better, and in this video lesson they’re discussing the specific branding needs of startups in various stages of their growth. As a startup, you can learn a lot from their discussion. Learn what you might want to have designed for your startup at this stage of your launch.
Case studies are an invaluable way to learn what works and what doesn’t. This case study about the importance of branding and storytelling is written as (surprise!) a story, and as such is a great read.
Branding is way more than just a logo. Lauren Perkins, Founder of Perks Consulting, explains why you need to focus on branding from the beginning, and how to approach the early stages of branding.
The report by NWBC called 10 Million Strong – The Tipping Point for Women’s Entrepreneurship has a number of recommendations on where improvements can take place related to assisting female entrepreneurs and female founders.
Not all gender and age inequities are due to overt discrimination, however, I’m also constantly appalled at how often discrimination against women, and more mature business participants, is still taking place. Maura McAdam give a UK perspective on this issue for The Conversation.com.
Research shows women lack access to capital much more so than men. In fact, even though women launch nearly half of new businesses, they receive less than 10 per cent of venture capital or angel funding.
It’s a well-known fact that women- and minority-led startups receive a disproportionately low percentage of angel and venture funding.
The rise of online angel investment sites have changed a key calculation that investors need to make in screening potential opportunities.
If you’re not familiar with ATEP in Orange County, CA and you’re a startup in the area, then you should get up to speed.
The Anderson Venture Accelerator, which launched Jan. 25, will become an integral part of UCLA’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, creating a communal space for the university’s numerous schools — professional and undergraduate —to come together and develop world-changing ideas.