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  • Brazilian startup Creditas is revolutionizing credit in the world’s third largest lending market

    Brazilian startup Creditas is revolutionizing credit in the world’s third largest lending market

    After 12 years working for banks and consulting firms on the digital transformation of financial services, Creditas founder Sergio Furio finally found a problem he felt he could build a business around. Over dinner with his Brazilian wife one night in 2011, she casually mentioned that consumers in her country were paying more than 200 percent interest rates on consumer loans. Read More

  • Securing A Huge Growth Round Crunch Network

    Securing A Huge Growth Round

    Pitching VCs is a serious challenge at any stage, but asking for a $30-60 million check is usually the sale of a founder’s life. Convincing an investor to accept a valuation that most normal people think you’d deserve in a year’s time (at best) piles on the challenge. I’ve recently been working with a few of our portfolio companies on these kinds of deals and wanted… Read More

  • SSE Labs Announces Impressive List Of Advisors, Offers Sneak Peek At Latest Startups

    About a year ago, Stanford University students Dan Ha and Cameron Teitelman co-founded SSE Labs, a startup accelerator designed to assist aspiring entrepreneurs at the university develop their businesses and provide them with the space and educational resources they need to grow a successful business. At the time, the Stanford student government (which operates independently of the university)… Read More