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Over the past six months we have been collecting feedback from startup entrepreneurs looking to garner VC funding and have noticed one major pain point that each of you experience. 309 more words

Strategy

How Zimbabwean Startups Are Incorrectly Borrowing VC Funding Concepts

The Silicon Valley bug was bound to hit Zimbabwe sooner than later. It is very good because it means that Zimbabweans are finally realizing that startups are the future. 1,443 more words

Entrepreneurs/ Startups

Overtime's bet on high school sports pays off with Kevin Durant, Andreessen Horowitz investment

It’s all about content, and Overtime has engaging, raw, and real digital content. It’s content that resonates with its viewers and fans. Apparently, it also resonates with investors as Overtime closed a round of Series A funding with the likes of Kevin Durant, David Stern, Andreessen Horowitz, and Greycroft being part of the Series A investment. 383 more words

Media

Effectuation: Do You Need To Be A Risk Taker To Be An Entrepreneur? - Inc42.com

Source: Inc42.com

By Diana Chingakham

Summary

Professor Saras D. Sarasvathy, explains how Effectuation can be the causal reason for startups. “Effectuation is the series of techniques to pursue non-predictive control of businesses by entrepreneurs.” Basically, an entrepreneur is able to focus on finding solutions to issues he/she is facing, instead of predicting the future. 152 more words

Entrepreneurship

What Convinces VCs To Invest In Your eCommerce Startup

It is a fascinating phase when budding entrepreneurs get a thorough epiphany about a business idea or a project. We spend hours and days, plotting and ideating and expanding our business concept (by now it is still in the embryonic stage). 1,016 more words

Start-up

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Tesla:
One of Tesla’s founders: Mark Tarpenning shared his perspective on the founding and creation of the American automaker. Tesla was a VC-funded (venture capitalist funded) start up meaning that investors believed the company had strong potential to grow within its targeted market. 271 more words

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