There are some major, fundamental problems with this deck that makes the company pretty much impossible to invest in.
Welcome back to Found, where we get the stories behind the startups. This week Becca and Dom are joined by Catherine Tabor, the founder and CEO of Sparkfly, a company that helps brands with marketing
“Venture capital” is semantically equivalent to “dangerous money,” which is part of its mystique.
How angels invest shapes your cap table, how many investors you need to wrangle signatures from and how many headaches you have to deal with down the road.
NZVC’s fund is targeting the seed to Series A gap to help New Zealand companies grow.
While not every fundraise is the same, founders can tap the experience of others who have been down this path to ensure their fundraising efforts are efficient and successful.
Kara Penn is the mother of four daughters and owner of Mission Spark, a management and strategy consulting company. And now, thanks to Hustle Fund, she is also an angel investor. Hustle Fund is coming
The term “DevOps” has been rendered meaningless and developers still don’t have access to the right tools to put the overall idea into practice, the team behind DevOps startup OpsLev
If 2020 hasn’t been wild enough, there’s an extra special twist going down at Disrupt 2020 beyond the fact that, for the first time ever, the conference will be fully virtual. It also happ
When Nigerian angel investor Tomi Davies backed his first company — Strika Entertainment in 2001 — he admits he wasn’t aware of his future role. “I was just helping out friends. I didn’t kno
Space as an investment target is trending upwards in the VC community, but specialist firm Space Angels has been focused on the sector longer than most. The network of angel investors just published i
Yesterday, we had a chance to talk with longtime venture investor Brad Feld of Foundry Group, whose book “Venture Deals” was recently republished for the fourth time, and for good reason.
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If you haven’t heard of a fairly new twist on investing called special purpose vehicles (SPVs), you probably aren’t an institutional investor or a wealthy individual with direct ties to either a v
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Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech -- both in race and gender -- has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups h
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