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Cybersecurity teams, beware: The defender’s dilemma is a lie

The idea that attackers have all the advantages and that defenders must be passive and wait for something to respond to is practically an axiom of cybersecurity. It is also a lie.

Generative AI is building the foundation of proptech’s next wave

AI’s emergence will cut through material use cases in proptech, from search and listings to mortgages, construction and sustainability.

To improve close rates for technical interviews, give applicants feedback (good or bad)

Technical interviews are a black box — candidates usually are told whether they made it to the next round, but they rarely find out why.

Choosing a cloud infrastructure provider: A beginner’s guide

It's essential to analyze the tools available before you decide on a cloud infrastructure provider to keep application maturity and running costs in check.

Why invest in Ukrainian startups today?

A few reasons why the prospects of the Ukrainian tech sector aren't as bleak as they may seem from the outside.

Optimizing freemium products: Challenges and opportunities

Enabling freemium can bring organizational and operational challenges, even if it adds value to the business.

A Vine mess: The choice between rebooting and reviving old software

Are the problems Vine is facing even technical in nature, or does it have to do with the core business model?

Dear Sophie: What H-1B and other immigration changes can we expect this year?

When will the visa application fee hikes come into effect? Are there any other immigration-related changes coming this year?

Teach yourself growth marketing: Which metrics really matter?

Many people will assume that the important metrics for companies like Uber and Coinbase will be new riders and traders. They would be wrong.

How to cut your SaaS spending by 30% in 2023

Vendor pricing is rarely set in stone, and buyers have more purchasing power than they realize when they approach negotiations and are equipped with leverage.

When to build a freemium plan and how to get it right

Freemium models allow you to target a wide audience and retain them in your product even if users do not have a budget for the solution.

What do recent changes to state taxes mean for US SaaS startups?

While no business is exempt from taxes, it’s critical for startups to understand when they're liable for tax, and if offering a SaaS solution, how each set of local laws applies.

4 practical steps for using no-code to evolve your prototype to an MVP

In moving from prototype to MVP, it’s often tempting to focus on achieving perfection — but that is an unachievable goal.

Teach yourself growth marketing: How to perform growth experimentation through A/B testing

Learn how to perform A/B tests, prioritize a list of tests, and run them with minimal external interference.

2022 European edtech report: Smaller rounds and fewer deals, but more angel activity

For the first time since 2014, venture capital funding to European edtech startups saw a decline year-over-year.

Dear Sophie: How do I change my L-1B to an H-1B through the lottery?

Can I change my L-1B visa to an H-1B with a different company? My understanding is that L visas are restricted to working only with the issuing company.

When it comes to large language models, should you build or buy?

Companies are now facing an age-old corporate — but entirely new to ML — question: Would it be better to buy or build this technology?

Metrics that matter: 3 KPIs to track on the path to profitability

If you need to spend more than $2 to generate revenue of $1, it may be a signal that growth is being “forced” and is therefore unsustainable.

A VC’s perspective on deep tech fundraising in Q1 2023

As realizing big exits becomes difficult, deep tech startups transforming entire industries offer some of the only paths to "10x exits."

Failures are valuable IP: Protect your startup’s negative trade secrets

Negative trade secrets are intended to protect a company’s secret know-how gained from extensive research and investment about what does not work.
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