Boy, how times have changed for the venture capital market over the last decade. Here are a few of the overriding trends (according to data collected by the National Venture Capital Association over the years): The number of VC firms has materially reduced The mix of VC firms has polarized away from the middle, […]
Short but useful summary of the state of VC and how it impacts early-stage companies.
What The Evolving VC Market Means For Startups Raising Capital
Can a startup wunderkind save his startup, Clinkle?
Long but very thorough read. Very curious to see how the actual app looks and works.
A SILICON VALLEY DISASTER: A 21-Year-Old Stanford Kid Got $30 Million, Then Everything Blew Up
Awesome interview with Fred Wilson about the NYC tech scene and the state of VC on the east coast.
An interview with Fred Wilson
The $30 million exit to Zendesk has many positives for Singapore’s ambitious tech startup scene.
Very cool to see Singapore tech making waves.
Zopim Exit Boosts Singapore, Highlights B2B Opportunity
Most investors don’t read lengthy business plans. When they receive them they file them in the trash. They are time crunched, overrun with pitches and often have short attention spans. So delivering your message and information in a concise and attention grabbing way, is critical. This means your pitch arsenal should typically comprise of a 10-15 slide pitch deck with minimal text and a 1-2 page executive summary. You should also be deploying effective elevator and high concept pitches. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that shorter is easier. As a general rule, it’s always more difficult to tell a…
Good summary of why you should keep your summaries summarized.
Pitch Decks and Executive Summaries – Why Less is Always More
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Happy one year anniversary!
See more at: http://blog.contactive.com/post/82279783820/one-year-later