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The first question early stage startups should ask themselves

When we being our journey into a new startup we get excited by the possibilities of what we are about to build. Especially when it comes to raising …

Startups

Using GAAP to Properly Track Startup Revenue

The launch of a new product, service, or technology platform can be an exciting and stressful time. However, when that launch is accompanied by the …

Promoter? No, it’s entrepreneur! – How SEBI rewrote its regulations for startups in 100 days

In what was considered lightning fast for a regulatory body, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), took only 100 days to come up with …

Are SaaS Startups Today Worth More Than Ten Years Ago?

In the Runaway Train of Late Stage Fundraising, I analyzed the growing disparity of the public and private markets. Ten years ago, we saw 2-10x as …

A VC explains why he prefers startups that burn lots of money

VC Scott Nolan, a partner at Founders Fund - best known as Peter Thiel's venture firm - penned an article for TechCrunch that explained the …

The Anatomy Of Determination

Determination, according to Paul Graham’s essay, is the best predictor of startup success. Determined people, he says, have three qualities: …

Motivation

Bangalore Startups’ AMA with Kiran Jonnalagadda, founder of HasGeek and Hasjob

<b>Q: Would you like to see your daughter become an entrepreneur some day? — Amrith Shanbhag</b><p>Absolutely, but I’m no longer fascinated by the entrepreneur …

Yuvraj Singh to Launch YouWeCan Ventures to Back Startups

Yuvraj Singh is launching a startup fund – YouWeCan Ventures to help young entrepreneurs expand their businesses with a plan to invest about INR Rs …

Singapore startups get kickstart from the crowd

Singapore<p>TWO months ago, when Singapore startup Novelsys was ready to debut Ampere, its wireless charging sleeve for mobile phones, launching a …

KPMG and Entrepreneurial Spark to help 'thousands' of start-ups get investor-ready

The joint initiative, supported by Natwest, is to be rolled out nationwide<p>KPMG, the global professional services business, has joined forces with business accelerator Entrepreneurial Spark, the world’s largest free resource for start-ups seeking support to grow, to help “thousands” of entrepreneurs …

UX for startups

RT @johnwhalen: The spectrum of design roles in 2018: Single focus, cross discipline, or full spectrum? All of the above #design #UX #UXdesign …

India’s burgeoning bitcoin market

Ethan Miller/Getty Images<p>Despite the best efforts of various governments to block the trade and use of bitcoin, the cryptocurrency is flourishing. …

Do Things That Don’t Scale – Infographic

This essay by Paul Graham shows how you need to think in startups – literally. Nothing happens in a startup until you do something. <i></i> Create an …

Cash policies for startups

I heard a rumor on a call the other day that some startups are starting to keep balance sheet cash in higher yield instruments such as corporate debt. This is apparently becoming trendy again as private companies do $25+ million rounds and end up with a bunch of cash on their balance sheets.<p>This …

Venture Capital

Here's what billion-dollar startups had in common during their early days

There is a lot of coverage of the companies that have reached valuations of over a billion dollars. Many of these companies were not always fast growing businesses.<p>At Shasta Ventures, we focus on investing at the early stage, so we studied 32 high value consumer companies to see what they looked …

Startups

The 33 Directories Every Start-Up Should Be Registered On

<i>David Arnoux is Head of Growth at Twoodo building the future of teamwork. He’s also a Growth Evangelist at Growth Tribe. Follow him on Twitter or G+. This post first appeared on the Twoodo blog.</i><p>If you subscribe to the notion, “build it and they will come” then you can stop reading here. If, …

Startups

A startup swore 1,000 customers to secrecy so it could come out of nowhere at a $2 billion valuation

Today, Domo announces the official launch of its product and the news of a $200 million Series D round of financing led by BlackRock — bringing it up …

Startups Anonymous: 19 Hard Truths About Being a Founder

[<i>This is a weekly series that brings you raw, first-hand experiences from founders and investors in the trenches. Their story submissions are</i> …

Startups

How Obama Could Spark An International Migration Of Startups

Entrepreneurs the world over spend a lot of time thinking of ways to vault hurdles and break down barriers. One set of obstacles that could get a little easier to surmount are the immigration rules that keep foreign entrepreneurs out of the United States and away from its talent and capital.<p>So says …

Entrepreneurship