Whether you are looking for money, customers, employees, suppliers, or partners, entrepreneurs are always pitching. The point of a pitch is to get prospects interested in you and your company, so they ask for a follow-up. You don't need to reel them in; you just need to get them on the hook.
As we close out one decade and enter another it is worth reflecting on what has changed in the last ten plus years of the Venture Capital industry. Pear.Vc recently published a wonderfully insightful deck, the Seed Financing Landscape, on just that and I thought it was worth sharing.
Funders invest in people. How do you keep their support when a key person is no longer there?
If you’re an great engineering manager in a startup city, changing jobs into a similar role is pretty easy. For most people, though, things are a little more difficult.
For fintech and payments companies of all sizes, Money 20/20 is a jackpot for networking and discussions on how technology will impact the future of money.
Launched in 2008, the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women program has supported high-potential women entrepreneurs with know-how, connections, and community. It started in the United States and Canada, then expanded to regional programs around the world.
Earlier this year, in response to the question “What are the most common mistakes founders make when they start a company?”, Justin Kan, the Founder of Twitch & Atri
The connection between women, entrepreneurship and investing is finally getting the attention it deserves. Women buy stuff, they invest and they launch innovative companies that provide much-needed goods and services. What’s behind this growing realization?
It is planning season when management teams work to develop the roadmap for the coming year. The truth is that it is hard to do more than two or three big things at a time, no matter how large you are.
It is a common idea that we should learn from our mistakes. In practice though I see many people making the same mistakes repeatedly. I myself have found that it often takes me making the same mistake at least twice before I really learn from it.
This is a week full of philanthropy for The Gotham Gal and me. We are attending two fundraisers for organizations we support and throwing one for an organization we started.
Healthy people and a healthy planet can be the foundation of a solid business model.