Craig Reilly

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4 steps to getting your business model ready for emerging markets

While the U.S. boasts one of the highest smartphone penetration rates, China and India have overtaken it in total ownership numbers. Smartphone growth has come to a standstill in the U.S., while markets like Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nigeria are growing at a tremendous rate.<p>For companies whose …

8 emerging sectors in fintech that global investors should explore now

Today, because of the JOBS Act and other regulatory change occurring around the world, we’re seeing a renewed focus on innovation in the private capital markets. The technology now being created for accredited investor online platforms and related services is creating greater transaction flow, …

Abraham Maslow would have been a horrible venture capitalist

<i>Gaurav Jain is a Principal at Founder Collective, an early stage VC firm based in Cambridge and NYC that has made investments in 150 companies including Uber, Buzzfeed, and Makerbot. He cofounded Polar and was an early Product Manager for Android. Follow him @gjain.</i><p>When you look at Maslow’s …

7 key questions to ask when figuring out your capital-raising strategy

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Lighter Capital.</i><p>At Lighter Capital, we spend lots of time talking to growing technology companies about what funding options make the most sense for them — Venture Capital? Revenue-based financing? Bank loans?<p>The kind of capital you raise, and when you raise it, …

Marc Andreessen: Venture capital is not for everybody, but when it works…

Marc Andreessen thinks venture capital is great for entrepreneurs.<p>That’s no surprise, coming from the entrepreneur who cofounded Netscape, Ning, Opsware — all venture-backed companies — and then went on to cofound Andreessen Horowitz, one of the biggest VC firms in Silicon Valley right now.<p>More to …

13M users on, EyeEm launches a marketplace to let you turn your photos into cash

Photography community EyeEm has lifted the lid on an all-new marketplace where its users can sell their own images.<p>EyeEm Market launches today after an extended beta period, and the Berlin-based company is emulating other photo-centric companies by letting those who perhaps hadn’t considered making …

VCs, enough with the doom and gloom

Look, VCs, we get it.<p>Talking about an imminent implosion of the bubble is a great way to scare off unsophisticated investors and inexperienced founders. It means less competition and lower valuations, if you can convince them, plus great PR and personal branding for yourself.<p>Win-win, right?<p>You may …

10 tech podcasts you should listen to now

Don’t ever say there’s nothing good on.<p>There’s a whole lot of podcasts about technology. The New & Noteworthy collection of tech podcasts on iTunes holds 2,000 of them. And some really are worth your attention.<p>Podcasts first popped up nearly a decade ago, following the ascent of Apple’s iPod. In …