Michael Dos Santos

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10 Reasons Why Your Startup Idea Is Terrible And Won't Get Funded

As a venture capital and angel investor, I get bombarded with proposals to invest in startups. Many of them are terrible and just not fundable by angel investors or venture capital funds. Here are 10 common mistakes I have seen startups make that have resulted in their inability to raise</b> …

Startups

Birchbox Co-Founder Hayley Barna Joins First Round Capital

First Round Capital this morning announced that Hayley Barna, co-founder and former co-CEO of beauty commerce service BirchBox, is joining the …

Ways to Debloat in Just One Day

Feeling like you've suddenly turned into the Michelin woman is the opposite of fun. Whether you're actively trying to lose weight or are pleased with your current physique, bloating can completely throw you off. In the worst case scenario, it might send you into a panicked thought spiral about …

Why You Should Never Take an Investor to Coffee

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The Best Way to Raise Startup Funds

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

8 Psychological Insights Into the Brain That Will Improve Your Marketing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The better you understand the human mind, the better you’ll be able to persuade customers to convert. And, if you think about it, marketing is really about applied psychology.<p>What this means is that buyers act in certain ways because …

Marketing

7 Ways An Angel Can Tell If An Entrepreneur Will Be Truly Effective

Almost every startup will need investment money at some stage, and more often than not, will have to ask for it. Angels can be a boon to your company, but what traits are they looking for in an entrepreneur that will give them confidence to invest generously?<p>As an investor, I’ve been approached by …

Entrepreneurship

Health: Top 5 Cancer Causing Foods to avoid Immediately.

Going to the supermarket has become a difficult thing to do; as you always need to be informed which new chemicals may be a hazard to your health. …