Like any chief executive, Kalanick leans heavily on his team and direct reports to manage all parts of the business, from people operations internally to putting out regulatory fires externally. As Uber
It took nearly three years, but the four men behind Los Angeles’ newest venture capital firm say they have amassed more money for an initial fund than anyone before in Southern California. March Capital
It’s a common adage in Silicon Valley that 90% of startups ultimately fail. To understand why that’s the case, a pair of researchers meticulously pored over 193 blog posts—startup postmortems, if you by
A new list from Designer Fund highlights the investors you might want to pitch for your next startup. In 2008, the young designer Brian Chesky pitched seven VCs on a social room-sharing app called Airbnb.
Funding doesn’t always guarantee success. These five startups failed after raising close to $100 million and more each from investors. In the startup world, failure is a given. Fail fast is the founder’s
The on-demand economy recently lost another startup. Pre-made food delivery service SpoonRocket announced on March 15 that it is closing shop--in spite of having raised $13.5 million in funding. The startup
What are the key attributes you look for in a startup when funding it? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.
2016 is just around the corner and it's time to predict which startups will take the tech industry by storm. Who better to ask than the startup experts, the VCs that watch them, guide them, hear their
A top NYC VC firm, First Round Capital, decided to poll more than 500 founders what it's like and, in an industry first, release data on the state of the startup industry, which they've let us republish
Bad advice is easy to ignore. But sometimes the worst advice can stick with you, as a reminder of what matters most to your personal and professional fulfillment. Entrepreneurs by definition have to go
According to Google's 10Q quarterly earnings report, filed Thursday, Google's acquisitions in the first nine months of 2015 totaled $250 million. For a company like Google, which has $72.8 billion in and
It's easy to get wrapped up in the idea of success. You imagine how wonderful it will be when your company takes off and how you will spend the money you make. This is what you say you are thinking, but
This sponsored post is produced by Desk.com. You have to be a special kind of crazy to start your own company. According to Bloomberg, eight out of ten new businesses fail in the first 18 months. That’s
“What’s more boring than accounting software? Business progress reporting!” says Duane Jackson, who previously founded and sold online accounting software startup KashFlow. His latest venture, Supdate,
Everyone loves press. It's an amazing feeling to have your company recognized by an outlet, and to have others take interest in your passion. But more than just the feeling of accomplishment, when done