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Dave McClure to Critics: 'We Invest by an Algorithm'

The founder of 500 Startups thinks of his business strategy as a science, not a gamble.<p>An SEC document filed Wednesday and reported by VentureBeat reveals 500 Startups is looking to raise money for a third early-stage start-up fund. Just last week, the Mountain View, California start-up accelerator …

12 Strategies for Promoting Your YouTube Videos

Want to get the word out about your YouTube videos? Review these quick tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | IndieBound<p>When it …

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13 Simple Ways Women In Business Can Make A Difference In 2014

Women must take a special interest in supporting other women in order to help make gender equality in business a reality. Here are a few easy things to try in 2014 to not only support other women, but to support and better yourself as well. What would you add?<p><b>1. Invest.</b> Ideally, invest in a …

Founder Hotline

About This Show<p>Show Info:<p>Weekly advice show where Mark Saldana and Tim Chae of 500 Startups answer anonymous founder questions. Submit yours at …

VC 101 for Startups

Successfully reported this slideshow.<p>We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.<p>11,895 views<p>Share<br>• Like<br>• Download<br>• ...<p>Published on Dec 10, 2013<p>Dan S. VLAD , Founding Partner 2050.VENTURES at 2050.Ventures …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Website's Conversion Rate

<i>This post was originally published on Design Instruct.</i><p>Creating sites destined for success is tough. It requires a lot of planning, testing, and data analysis. So I asked a person who’s a veteran in the subject — Paras Chopra, the founder of Visual Website Optimizer — for his tips on how to improve …

Star Investor Dave McClure Calls Woman "Lying Bitch" During Speech

[There was a video here]<p>It's pretty hard to bomb a middling startup conference in Nebraska, and yet blowhard venture capitalist Dave McClure did just …

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How to Craft the Perfect Pitch

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500 startups later: Dave McClure rates his own startup and the “genius emerges slowly” theory

When you come to a 500 Startups demo day event, you’d be hard-pressed to miss Dave McClure. Clad in his black 500 Startups t-shirt, jeans and …