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When it comes to start-ups don’t fall for “If you build it they will come”

Working with start-up and early stage companies is interesting and full of unknowns and yes that’s the fun part of the challenge!   What almost all startups share is a passion for excellence, a cool idea and… 521 more words

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Zirtual - What Happened To The Startup?

In case you missed it, the startup/tech community has been buzzing the past few days because of a company called Zirtual. The startup, based and focused in the U.S only, is a virtual-assistant company, that connects busy startups and individuals alike, with virtual assistants – helping them with all sorts of tasks such as: scheduling meetings, booking flights, and online research. 348 more words


Startup Advice - Setting the Right Series A Valuation

Hello all! Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. I wanted to post a blog on a recent article that was featured on TechCrunch via Aaron Holiday… 189 more words


NYC - The New Silicon Valley?

I recently came across an article via AlleyWatch, my go to source for startup and funding related news for New York City. The article basically stated this: 2015 Total funding raised in NYC to date – $5.2 Billion (Click on the link earlier to read the full article). 326 more words


Wattson App to Seek Venture Capital

Wattson App, the leading LGBT nightlife and events application announces its plans to acquire seed round venture capital funding.

Based in Melbourne and launched in early 2014, Wattson App has experience a solid growth rate and promising market traction. 179 more words

SoCal Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom

SocalTech 4/17/15 http://www.socaltech.com/biggest_since_dot_com_boom/s-0059837.html

Southern California saw a staggering $1.9 billion in investments in Q1 of 2015, according to the latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree report, which was released this evening, The quarter was the biggest, investment quarter for Southern California since the dot com era. 266 more words

Help Scout Raises $6M Led by Foundry Group

MBBP client Brightwurks (dba Help Scout), a Boston based start-up recently announced that they are ready to evolve.  Help Scout has been providing Web-based help desks to thousands of customers with only $800,000 in funding, which is a small sum for any tech startup.    40 more words

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