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Best Pitch Decks: The Early Stage Pitch Decks Of The Hottest Funded Startups

What does it take to create a winning pitch deck that gets your startup funded?<p>Whether you are still at seed stage, or are preparing for a follow up series of funding, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides. Not long ago I covered the pitch deck template that was created by Silicon Valley …

Venture Capital

These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

MIT's Mind-Blowing Solutions to the 9 Hardest Startup Problems

Deciding how big you want the company to be and change its strategy, organization, and processes while sustaining the culture.<p>If you aspire to be a successful startup leader, it helps to know how to solve the toughest challenges you'll face.<p>When I was a graduate student at MIT, professors …

Startups

Demystifying venture capital

VCs want companies thinking several years ahead, says London Venture Partners' Are Mack Growen, and are prepared for some failure on the road to …

New Steam Link app allows players to stream Steam games to mobile

Valve has a duo of new smart device apps on the way: a Steam Link app that lets players stream gameplay from a computer to the screen of a mobile …

3 game monetization trends that are transforming the mobile app economy

Facebook's Amelia Zins discusses ways to generate effective revenue from mobile games

Paradox: "People were coming to us in droves asking if we could make board games"

And the Swedish publisher is now licensing its biggest IPs to do just that

Chaos Group Launches V-Ray Next for 3ds Max

Photorealistic ray tracer enters next stage with the help of scene intelligence, AI and double speed GPU rendering.

Fortnite is following the blueprint of the most profitable video game of all time (TTWO)

• <b>Fortnite has successfully emulated Grand Theft Auto (GTA) Online's business model.</b>• <b><br>Take-Two Interactive Software's Grand Theft Auto Online was one of the first games that continuously released new content and allowed users to play for free.</b>• <b><br>The business model allows users to pay as much or as little</b> …

Fortnite is getting its own eSports competition: Epic Games pledges $100 million to invest in Fortnite eSports events

In the 2018/2019 season, Epic Games said it will provide $100,000,000 to fund prize pools for Fortnite competitions<p>In the battle of the co-op …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Watch: “Shark Tank” judges reject the idea Amazon spent $1 billion on

In November 2013, an entrepreneur named Jamie Siminoff pitched his idea for a “smart doorbell” on the reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>. The show’s judges turned him down. Siminoff forged ahead with the concept, and this week we learned that Amazon is buying his company, Ring, for over $1 billion.<p>In his <i>Shark</i> …

Entrepreneurship

I Wish Thought Leaders Would Stop Trying To Sell Me Their Garbage

When did everyone start podcasting, blogging, writing books or selling online courses? It’s getting ridiculous. Everyone’s a motivational speaker now too. Just picture guys in their 30s and 40s, wearing gingham shirts untucked or black t shirts (they’re not mainstream dude) drinking Kombucha tea …

Thought Leadership

7 podcasts you should listen to if you want to start a business

While you know that reading up on how to start a company, taking night classes, and meeting with entrepreneurs to ask them how they did it is helpful, you just don't have the time or energy.<p>That's where podcasts come into play.<p>On your way to and from work, at the gym, or whenever you have some …

How to not kill your SaaS: How I overcame my dangerous addiction to PGH (Premature Growth Hacking)

Do you work for a startup? Are you a marketer? If so, you may be addicted to PGH–Premature Growth Hacking.<p><b>What is PGH addiction?</b><p>The “P” stands for “premature.” Growth hacking by itself is fine, when done at an appropriate moment in a startup’s development. It gets you more users and revenue by …

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