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In Latest Deals Brazilian Investor Kaszek Ventures Doubles Down On Women Entrepreneurs

Latin American investors Kaszek Ventures have kicked off 2015 with back-to-back investments in startups founded and run by Brazilian women -- Dress & Go, a luxury apparel rental site, and Love Mo

VC Transparency Is The New Black

When Instagram was <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/04/22/andreessen-horowitz-made-78m-off-250000-investment-in-instagram/">bought</a> by Facebook earlier this spring for $1 billion, one ques

Founder Institute: How To Launch In 10 Steps With Less Than $2,000

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/adeo.jpg" /> For any entrepreneur, the challenge of taking an idea to launch can be a daunting and expensive journey. Fortunately, <a href="ht

Meeting Space Booking Site eVenues Wins The Funded's Founder Showcase

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/even.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.evenues.com/">eVenues,</a> a service to book meeting rooms online, has won the top spot at won the

TheFunded Ranks The Most Loved VCs Of 2009

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/handheart-215x130.jpg" width="215" height="130" /> Some VCs are getting an early Valentine's Day gift from<a href="http://thefunded.com/">The

(Cornell Study) What Entrepreneurs Want From VCs: Independence And Faster Feedback

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/TheFunded-detail-215x162.jpg" width="215" height="162" /> What do entrepreneurs want from venture capitalists? A new Cornell study by <a href

The Funded Publishes Ideal First Round Term Sheet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/ffi-logo-215x99.jpg" width="215" height="99" /><a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/adeo-ressi">Adeo Ressi</a>, founder of <a href="http:

Adeo Ressi Fights "Atrocities Of Investors" With New Class Of Founder Stock

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ffi-logo-215x99.jpg" width="215" height="99" />Adeo Ressi's <a href="http://www.founderinstitute.com/">Founder Institute</a>, a seed stage inc

TheFunded Not Shutting Down

We're always happy to give a wide berth to people pulling April Fools pranks, but even so it's pushing it to <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/03/27/lawsuit-forces-thefunded-to-shutter-serv

Lawsuit Forces TheFunded To Shutter Service (or early April Fools joke)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/thefunded-215x193.jpg" width="215" height="193" /> <a href="http://www.thefunded.com">TheFunded</a>, a website that rates venture funds based

TheFunded Founder Creates A Startup Camp For Young CEOs

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/ressi2-215x168.jpg" width="215" height="168" /> What this economy needs to get out of its rut is <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy

A Scary Line Has Been Crossed For VCs

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/scary-line.png" /> At a recent presentation at Harvard Business School, Adeo Ressi argued that the <a href="http://venturebeat.com/200

TheFunded Goes From Criticizing VCs to Helping Members Court Them

If startup CEOs want to anonymously rate, review, and criticize venture capitalists, they can still do that on TheFunded. But the site added a feature today called TheFunded Connect that lets members

Don't Look For BFFs When Pitching For VC Dollars

TheFunded started publishing a list of top rated venture capitalists today. The ratings are based on reviews (either anonymous or not) written by entrepreneurs who’ve pitched those VCs. Should y

Wondering Which Partner at a VC Firm to Pitch? TheFunded Now Breaks Out Individual VC Ratings.

Up until now, if you wanted to see the ratings of individual venture capitalists on TheFunded, you had to be an invited member, which meant that you had to be the CEO or founder of a company (or pay $

TheFunded Founder Gives Startups Some Advice

The Next Web conference that I am moderating in Amsterdam just kicked off, and the first speaker was Adeo Ressi, the founder of TheFunded, the invite-only community for venture-funded CEOs to compare

Venture Capitalists Fight Back Against TheFunded

TheFunded, a site where entrepreneurs can leave anonymous feedback about their experiences with venture capitalists, has created quite a stir on Sand Hill Road. Rarely do I meet with a VC without the

TheFunded Creating Database of VC Term Sheets

Venture capitalists already don’t much like TheFunded, a site that launched last March that lets entrepreneurs post stories about how they’ve been treated during the fund raising process.

The Funded Founder(s) To Unveil Themselves Tonight (Updated)

Mark this one down as a major PR stunt, but they certainly have our attention: The founder (or more likely, founders) of venture capital gossip site TheFunded, who have been keeping their names anonym

New Forum Site To Gossip About Work

I’m just going to touch on Wurkpal briefly. It’s a very simple forum site that is designed specifically for people to gossip/complain/etc. about their work environment anonymously. The sit
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