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The following charts from TomasTonguz, a venture capitalist at Redpoint show the state of the investment market at the seed level from 2016 and how it looks for the coming 2017 year.
First published on FastCompany.com, “What is Innovation?” became amazingly popular with thousands of views around the world.
Entrepreneurs who need cash, but want to avoid VC or Angel investments, actually have quite a few options for raising capital on their own terms. Let’s decode a few of the most popular alternative methods of fundraising.
Since 2011, Bullpen and Vator have put together an annual venture capital event to gather the old guard investors and new to understand the changing and evolving venture landscape.
Dozens of panelists at an alternative funding conference emphasized one message: If you know where to look, there may be funding for your venture.
Russ Krajec of Blue Iron has a new way of helping startups with their IP costs. He does a lease-back arrangement. He takes ownership of the patentable idea, handles all the filings required and then leases the patent ba
Don’t want to give up equity? Lighter Capital has an alternative.
Suffice to say, it is important to make your application stand out. Here are the things we are looking for in applications for the next Techstars NYC class that most likely apply to any accelerator.
The United States of America is an amazing place. I saw two individuals go from obscurity to stardom today.
RoboUniverse San Diego will feature focused tracks exploring robotics applications in Agriculture, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Drones, and Manufacturing & Logistics.
Dean Kamen is a National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductee, as well as one of Startupmanship’s choices for a Source of Inspiration.
The Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies is purposely focused on more emerging technologies, it mostly supports the last three of these stages: Digital Marketing, Digital Business and Autonomous.”
Ivan Sutherland is a 2016 National Inventors Hall of Fame and a Startupmanship Source of Inspiration.
Strategic Tools for Innovative Business Strategies
The 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at Stanford University featured new commitments to promote entrepreneurship as a driver for economic growth, social inclusion, and secure communities.
Leading edge or bleeding edge? Business innovators learn how to change key elements of a business idea without bleeding out in the process.
This fun little cartoon video is a great primer on what we should be focusing on as a disruptive startup.
This is an interesting look at the concept of disruption and how startups should approach unseating one of the big guys in their industry.
According to Amy Cuddy in this TED Talk, your body language can change your confidence level and your interaction with others.
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.
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.
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.
How Emotion Helped Canva Scale to 2.8M Users. A step by step look at scaling a business.
2016 Predictions from Term Sheet Readers
Is the herd of startup unicorns going to grow and thrive in 2016 or will the herd thin out from various economic constraints?
New SEC rules impose limitations on both companies looking to raise funds through crowdsourcing and on the individuals seeking to purchase a company’s securities. The rules also provide a regulatory framework for online platforms managing crowdfunding transactions.
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