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Zombie startups: why are entrepreneurs failing to grow their businesses?

For all the support they promise startups, business accelerators are arguably not delivering. Too many startup founders are not getting to the finishing line of a big pay day on exit or stock market launch.<p>The UK is ranked third in the world by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and …

Venture Capital

When Your Tech Debt Comes Due

It was October 2011, a few weeks before LinkedIn’s second earnings announcement after going public. The business was doing well. Extremely well, by …

Don't Try To Make Your City The Next Silicon Valley

Does your city suffer from Silicon Valley envy? If you want to do something about it, experts from Stanford, Harvard, and MIT agree on one thing you should not do — try to become the next Silicon Valley.<p>Their research documents failed attempts by cities around the world to get there and points the …

Silicon Valley

The Ed Tech Market Map: 90+ Startups Building The Future Of Education

If you are a startup in the ed tech industry, add or edit your profile directly in the CB Insights Editor to get in front of our research team. Deals …

Education Technology

THINKING OF MOVING JOBS?... Jump!!

I remember when I first left my job and the rollercoaster of emotions I felt before making that decision. On the one hand, I was pumped with the …

The International Unicorn Club: 91 Private Companies Outside The US Valued At $1B+

The global unicorn club is comprised of 189 private companies that are each valued at $1B+ as of 4/10/2017. Collectively, this cohort of the world’s …

Venture Capital

The FT1000 fastest-growing European companies — FT.com

Innovative and fast-growing companies are the driving force of the European economy in the 21st century. They generate jobs and sustain Europe’s …

Tech sector rally has been great — but only if you’re big

“Holy cow!” says Roelof Botha, responsible for investing hundreds of millions of dollars into technology start-ups for Sequoia Capital. He is struck …

The Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Stack: 110+ Startups Building The Next Computing Platform

Funding to AR/VR startups reached an all-time high in deals and dollars last year. But with few exciting deals in the past few months and an absence …

Venture Capital

ING Wholesale Banking

To remain competitive, companies must face up to the risks and opportunities created by new platforms and circular and sharing models.

The Schools That Graduate The Most Billion-Dollar Startup Founders

Stanford is the winner by a mile, with 51. Harvard comes in a distant second, with 37. The University of California with its 10 campuses, trails in third place with 17, and the Indian Institute of Technology, at 13, comes in fourth. Graduating from a top school is no guarantee that your startup …

Startups

16 Things to Get IPO Ready (or Just Build a Really Strong Business)

Should I take my company public? Why? If so, when and how? In this post, I’ll demystify these questions and provide a framework for answering them.If …

Ben Horowitz

Comment on The United States Of Unicorns: Every US Company Worth $1B+ In One Map by Doug

How many make money? Assuming you are regarding to IOT based companies needing capital as all companies actually don’t need second raises or finds to …

Profit

Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites For Fundraising

Unless you’ve been living in a remote island for the last few years, you’ve heard about crowdfunding or stories of people raising thousands or millions of dollars online.<p>In fact, there’s been so much chatter out there about crowdfunding that people love to throw out the line “yeah, I’ve heard there …

Unicorn Pastures: US Still Holding Strong With Most $1B+ Startups, China A Distant Second

The UK leads the European market, with 7 companies valued at $1B+ in the private markets.<p>There are 174 private unicorn companies globally valued at a …

Shipping Leasing, Ship Leasing & Marine Finance - Oak Leasing.

<b>Shipping Leasing & Marine Finance.</b><p>Shipping Leasing and marine finance are one of Oak Leasing's specialities in Europe. In this rapidly changing …

Financial Markets

3 Term Sheet Terms to Avoid in Your Next Funding Round

When it comes to a Term Sheet, the devil is always in the details.<p>A term sheet is a short document – usually between one and six pages long – that …

Collection of pitch decks from venture capital funded startups

Qatalyst Partners

Clinton tech plan reads like Silicon Valley wish list

SAN FRANCISCO — If there was any lingering doubt as to tech's favored presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton put an end to that Tuesday.<p>The presumptive Democratic nominee released a comprehensive tech plan that reads like a Silicon Valley wish list. It calls for connecting every U.S. household to …

Silicon Valley

The Week in Entrepreneurship – 5th October 2014 - be inspired

– The Week in Entrepreneurship – 5th October 2014 –<p><b>NEWS</b><p>THE ENTREPRENEUR REVOLUTION: UNLEASHING BRITISH BUSINESS<p>Smith & Williamson, in association …

SaaS Financial Plan 2.0

Almost exactly four years ago I published a financial plan template for SaaS startups based on a model that I had created for Zendesk a few years …

Madonna triumphs in Vogue copyright case

A divided US federal appeals court has cleared Madonna of allegations she violated copyright law by using part of another song in her 1990 hit …

Madonna

The Full Startup City Guide For Dublin

“Ireland is the number one place to do business” according to Forbes Magazine.<p>In 2011 Ireland was named as one of the top 10 friendliest countries in …

Startups

FinTech Revolution: How Startups Transform Finance (Updated)

Since 2008, an increasing number of technology ventures have been revolutionising the financial industry.<p>This is what I called in 2013 the “FinTech …

7 Rejections

On June 26, 2008, our friend Michael Seibel introduced us to 7 prominent investors in Silicon Valley. We were attempting to raise $150,000 at a $1.5M …

Investors, first catch your unicorn then hang on to it

The decision by Fidelity Management and Research to cut the valuations of some of its privately owned tech companies shows what happens when there is …

Lessons From The Epic Fails Of Well-Funded Startups

Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors.<p>In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s mantra. Make a mistake, learn from it, move on, say the experts. When startups are well …