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65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

50 Bootstrapping Hacks for Every Stage of Your Startup

Bootstrapping is an attractive way to launch and run a startup for many founders, primarily because it gives more freedom to the founders than …

Startups

Waze cofounder tells us how his company's $1 billion sale to Google really went down

The sale was a milestone for Israel's young but huge startup community: The first Israeli consumer-app company to be bought for over $1 billion. In an instant, the whole "Startup Nation" decided to quit aiming for fast exits and build billion-dollar companies instead.<p>Among Israel's tight-knit tech …

Venture Capital

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

How to focus at work (Infographic)

Been surfing Funders and Founders quite a fair bit and saw this infographic:The following works for me:• Turning off my phone – My phone that is far …

Headphones

On-demand massage app in China attracts $5M series A funding

If you’re feeling, like, <i>ohmygod</i> totally stressed after getting an Uber home from work and then receiving your home-delivered laundry and dinner, you …

The 10 Commandments For Startups Seeking Angel Funding

To get angel investors to invest in your startup, you have to make sure you understand their motivation. You also have to make yourself stand out somehow, and ensure you can succinctly articulate your vision for the business and why it has the potential to grow into a significant company. Here are …

Today I bid farewell to Tech in Asia

I don’t believe that all good things come to an end, but one has. Today is my last day at Tech in Asia.<p>When I joined the Tech in Asia team in …

47 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Winter 2015 Demo Day 2

Y Combinator got so big, it had to split its Demo Day in two. During today’s second wave we saw a variety of promising biotech, marketplace, enterprise, and financial tech startups. Yesterday we chronicled 50 consumer, B2B, developer, and hardware companies.<p>With bigger and bigger batches, the …

Startups

10 startup tools you need for CRM, communication, and documentation

<i>Stephen Jagger is the co-founder of PayrollHero.com, a time, attendance, scheduling, HRIS, analytics and payroll platform built for the web and</i> …

Want To Raise A Million Bucks? Here’s What You’ll Need

So, you’ve built yourself a nice little product. Maybe you’ve raised a small friends-and-family round; maybe you’re still bootstrappin’ on your own. Either way, now you’re looking to raise at least a million dollars to help with the next steps.<p>While there’s no perfect formula for stuff like this, …