Funding Climate Outside the Money Regions
David Cummings, Founder of Atlanta Tech Village, offers his perspective on the funding environment outside the major regions like the Bay Area, New York, Boston, etc.
How to Close Angel Investors
Elizabeth Yin, Founder of the Hustle Fund, shares a recent presentation for pitching and closing angel investors.
The Importance of Market Analysis for Early Stage Entrepreneurs & VCs
Karolina Kukielka, Investor at InReach Ventures, explains why founders and VCs need to have a deep understanding of their total addressable market.
Seth Godin, startup author, offers a personal story displaying the power of horizontal leadership.
The Soul of a Start-Up
Ranjay Gulati, Professor at Harvard Business School, studies what it means for a startup to have a “soul,” and why startups should strive to retain their soul as they grow.
Accountability Means Letting People Criticize You
Naval Ravikant, Founder of AngelList, makes the case why being accountable means being willing to stick your neck out and fail.
I'm Sorry, but Those are Vanity Metrics
The team at First Round Review shares the difference between vanity metrics and clarity metrics.
CAC Payback Basics: What It Is, How to Calculate It and Why It Matters
Sean Fanning, Manager at OpenView, offers the best practices for calculating and tracking customer acquisition costs.
Structuring Your SaaS Sales Team
Sammy Abdullah, Founder at Blossom Street Ventures, studies one of his portfolio companies to uncover best practices when getting started on structuring a SaaS sales team.