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How to Measure the Size of Your Market--And Then Tell Investors

To be credible, you have to state your assumption about the size and growth of your target market.<p>One of the most common mistakes entrepreneurs make in their investor pitch is an inadequate or incomplete description of their target market. Defining and sizing your market, and stating your …

Stock Markets

How to create the most value for the next technology wave

Doug Clinton Contributor<p>Doug Clinton is a managing partner and co-founder at Loup Ventures and previously worked as an analyst at Piper Jaffray.<p>Major technology platforms shift every 10-15 years, with new platforms building on the ones they preceded. The PC was the platform of the early-1980s, then …

Augmented Reality

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Bill Gates

How anyone can invest like Warren Buffett and George Soros (but not Peter Lynch)

AQR analysts claim that had you been able to take Buffett's investment pronouncements and let computers build quantitative portfolios around them, …

Investing

Is citizen science the future of research or a recipe for bad science?

In some areas of science, citizens are moving from being passive consumers to active participants. Citizen science has the potential to make science and innovation more responsible, but it is not without controversy.<p>Like many patient groups, the Alzheimers’ Society isn’t happy with the state of …

Rocket Internet would like to see your business idea

2016-09-27T09:01:43.000Z<p>By: Kadhim Shubber<p>Rocket Internet, the Berlin-based clone factory that made its name copying other people’s business ideas in …

Jail the Gays bill: Nigerian police hunt gay marriage organisers in Sokoto state

Nigerians involved in gay marriage or civil union face imprisonment for up to 14 years.<p>Nigerian police are looking for two people accused of having …

This Startup Pitch Deck Landed $65M And a $865M Valuation

Raising a round of financing is one of the toughest things an early stage company will need to face at some point. Fundraising is actually getting …