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Catching the Pitch


Bethany Frankel was convinced of the opportunity:

I want this, and I know other women will want this, so I’m going to make it

But when she pitched her Skinnygirl margarita cocktail to an all male VC team, they didn’t get it.  492 more words

When Is Your Startup Ready For A Round A

One of the most common questions i get asked by founders is how many users/downloads/MOU/MRR does a startup need to have to be able to close a round A. 412 more words

Startup

Hootsuite Reaches $1 Billion Valuation in Latest Funding Round

Hootsuite, the Vancouver-based startup known for its social media management dashboards, has raised $60 million in new venture funding, CEO Ryan Holmes told Re/code. 369 more words

Social

Radius, a San Francisco-based marketing software company that helps businesses manage their sales relationships with customers, has raised $54.7 million in new venture funding. The Series C round included existing investors BlueRun Ventures and Formation 8 Partners, along with more than half a dozen new investors, including Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and a few angel investors like actor/musician… 22 more words

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The Myth of Venture Capital

We’ve all heard the story: Brilliant founder raises millions of dollars in venture capital and attains new heights of wealth and success. While this has been true in a few exceptional cases, I’m fascinated by how often this narrative is portrayed in today’s media. 1,008 more words

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Use of Funds - Private Equity

In private equity deals, investors would like their investment to be used for business of the company and usually do not like it to be used for reimbursement of pending founders’ salaries or repayment of loans and the like. 183 more words

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Use of Funds - private equity

In private equity deals, investors would like their investment to be used for business of the company and usually do not like it to be used for reimbursement of pending founders’ salaries or repayment of loans and the like. 181 more words