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10 Slides For A Perfect Startup Pitch Deck

Preparing for an investor presentation can be a pretty daunting task. Whether it’s your first time sending a pitch deck to investors or you’re …

Ideas vs Execution: The Battle Of Our Times

Ideas vs execution. Is one the golden boy and the other the black sheep? Over the last few years, I have read various contrasting opinions by …

15 Signs That You May Have Startup-Itis

Are you a startup old-timer? Does your iPhone have to be surgically removed before bed? Measure yourself against these 15 telltale symptoms of …

5 Reasons You Should Share Your Startup Ideas

Stewart Masters is a Co-founder and Contributing Editor at Barcinno where he writes about the local ecosystem and his experience as an entrepreneur. …

7 Metrics For Raising VC Money In Record Time

I’m the first to admit that raising money can be a huge distraction and an extremely frustrating experience for any entrepreneur. You may wonder why …

11 Visual Reminders Of Why You Live in Barcelona

It’s Friday, and being the rebels that we are, we feel the need to do unconventional things to help reignite that tempestuous spark in each and every …

3 "Ugly" Truths About Real Startup Life

Every man, woman and space child seems to want to work at a startup nowadays. With the potential to become filthy rich through an acquisition or IPO, …

5 Reasons To Bootstrap Your Startup

With the constant media onslaught of startups raising colossal funding rounds and the perceived “norms” in the startup world, the common path for …

9 Reasons Why You SHOULD Work At A Startup

A few weeks back, I brought to light some of the realities about startup life in my article highlighting what some might say to be the negative sides …

4 Points to Consider Before Getting In Bed With Venture Capital

These days, it seems like getting funded has become synonymous with building a successful company. I ask entrepreneurs how their business is going …

9 Ways To Keep Your Startup's Burn-Rate Down

We all like spending money, whether it’s on lavish underwear or new and freaky gadgets, however much to our dismay; if the money going out doesn’t …

The 5 Most Annoying Pieces Of Startup Advice

I read a great piece by Ev Williams last week on why ‘All the Startup Advice You Read is Wrong (But you should read some anyway)’ which examines why …

How To Make Sense Of An Investor Term Sheet

During the last 6 months, you’ve spent so much of your precious time pitching investors and finally it’s time to get down to business. When the money …

How Much Do I Pay Myself? An Entrepreneur's Dilemma

Although not a prime driver in Maslow’s hierarchy or in other motivational theories, we all like making money. If not for the buzz of being able to …

7 Startup Tips To Supercharge Your Productivity

How do you do everything at once and get it all done on time without neglecting family, work or your newly founded addiction to hand gliding? Even …

What Investors SHOULD Be Looking For In Startup Financial Projections

The world of startups is fast-paced, unpredictable and constantly evolving. The same goes for my choice in breakfast cereal. This is not the case for …

How To Value A Startup

You’ve probably heard, read or asked the question “How do I value a startup?” more times than you’ve promised yourself that Monday will be the start …

Why Startup Job Titles Mean Diddly Squat

Supreme leader, Chief of staff, President, believe me I’ve met them all. I’m not referring to my previous life as an international figurehead, but …

Software Developers: Hire Local or Outsource Abroad?

In an ideal world, your initial founding team would consist of a highly experienced full stack engineer, a product visionary and someone with …

5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Joining A Startup

Being able to build something you love that has the potential to change the world (whether for good or evil) coupled with the potential to amass some …

Make Your Startup Go Viral: The Secrets Behind Viral Loops Revealed

I want to make my startup go viral. I beg it of you; please shower me with your dark magic secrets to customer acquisition. What is it that makes …

7 Tips On How To Manage A Startup Board

MVP, bootstrapping, honing the product, now we’re raising money, hiring a team, managing the accounts, marketing, customer interaction, shit I forgot …

5 Ways Content Marketing Can Benefit Your Startup

Startups have limited time and resources and an overabundance of marketing options at their disposal. How do you reach out to your customers with …