Jess Lee, a partner at Sequoia Capital, shared insights to help startup founders achieve more success when they pitch investors.
Greylock Partner Glen Evans: “I'm not saying you should overpay or anything like that, but you've got to invest in the earliest hires.“
At TechCrunch Early Stage, we sat down with Felicis Ventures partners Viviana Faga and Niki Pezeshki to talk about scaling, and why it's crucial to be "10x better" than the incumbents.
Emergence Capital's Lotti Siniscalco breaks down how startup founders can create a killer pitch deck.
"Understanding the user journey of your customers, and what you're doing with your product is really, really important,” said Frederique Dame. “Be obsessive and talk to customers as much as you ca
At TechCrunch Early Stage, Y Combinator's Dalton Caldwell shared insights on the application process — what works on an application, what doesn't, and the right ways to stand out.
This week, we're running several articles on entrepreneurship as TechCrunch staffers recap their conversations and panel discussions from our Early Stage event earlier this month. Stay tuned!
For startups graduating past the seed stage and thinking about landing that coveted Series A, what’s the best way to navigate a market of mixed messages?
If uncertainty is the only true certainty in this global economy, how does an early-stage startup gird itself?
There’s a lot of work that needs to be done when building a startup, legally and professionally. And startup lawyers specializing in niche documents and processes can be useful resources.
It’s time to trot out old Saint Expeditus, the patron saint of procrastinators, for an important reminder to those of you who could go pro when it comes to kicking the task-can down the road. TechCr
Budget-minded entrepreneurs and early-stage startup founders take heed — this is no time to procrastinate. We have only 20 early-bird tickets left for TechCrunch Early Stage 2022 in San Francisco on
Perfect pitch, a singer’s ability to produce any given musical note without a reference tone, is a rare phenomenon — only 1-5 people out of every 10,000 have it. While your odds of creating a perf
If there’s one thing you’ll get out of attending TC Early Stage in San Francisco on April 14, it’s an accelerated education in the essentials of building a successful startup. Seasoned founde
What determines the trajectory of your company? Is it the quality of your idea, perfect product market fit, your bold plan to TAM? One thing trumps these other important factors. The pitch — it’s
The ultimate educational experience for aspiring and newly minted founders — also known as TechCrunch Early Stage — kicks off on April 14 in San Francisco. We can’t wait to see you in person, bu
One of the best investments aspiring or freshly minted early-stage startup founders can make is attending TechCrunch Early Stage. Seriously, there’s no hype here. At this one-day founder-focused sum
Tapping personal savings or invoking the friends and family plan are signature hallmarks of fledgling startup finance. Eventually though, the majority of early-stage founders will leave their bootstra
In the early stages of building a startup, founders need every competitive advantage they can bring to bear. You’re not only competing against established players, but also with other pre-launch sta
Software as a service (SaaS) — both a revelation and a revolution — completely disrupted the decades-old software selling paradigm. It turned buying software from an infrequent, high-cost and, for