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158 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
sales
"Jason M. Lemkin   Most successful venture-backed companies have a co-founder.  And VCs do feel it de-risks things if there are two of you.  Both are true. Personally, I get nervous about investing in solo founder start-ups.  If only because I know I..."
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37 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
startups
"Alberto Forchielli This is crazy. Chinese regulators set off on this path in July and they cannot get out of it. They have ruined whatever hope investors still had in the market —Founder of Mandarin Capital Partners..."

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77 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
startups, it
"Company: Geniac Description: Business management platform Founders: Michael Galvin, Eduardo Martinez Based in: London Raised: £22m Investors: Grant Thornton UK LLP They said: Eduardo Martinez, Geniac co-founder: “Since launching our service in ..."

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74 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
sales
"View the document entitled: Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Par Avion Founder Janine Iannarelli in PDF format. Sounding Board is an intermittent column that features leaders of the business aviation industry. Janine Iannarelli is founder and presid..."
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186 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Old National Bancorp ’s $88.2 million acquisition of Founders Financial Corp. closed with the start of the new year. The Evansville, Ind.-based Old National closed the deal Jan. 1, according to a document filed today with federal securities regula..."
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646 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
startups
"Naval Ravikant is one of the most respected and successful angel investors in Silicon Valley. He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" that went on to become huge companies like Twitter and Uber. He is also the founding C..."

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530 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
startups, finance, business
"Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched the 'Startup India' programme in New Delhi, evoking phenomenal response from stakeholders. Here is what they had to say Arun Jaitley, India's finance minister "Start-Up India will change convent..."
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147 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Founders:  Taavet Hinrikus (pictured) and Kristo Käärmann Founded:  March 2010 (launched January 2011) Website:  www.transferwise.com The first employee of Skype – and therefore a man who gained handsomely from the company’s $2.6bn sale to ..."
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227 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"San Francisco (AFP) - Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter on Monday officially made social good part of its business model by changing its US corporate status. Kickstarter changed from a standard for-profit structure to being a public benefit corpora..."
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842 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Following his introductory blog at the end of last year , David Sheridan, co-founder and commercial director of Onedox.com, a virtual dashboard for all your household bills, shares his latest diary instalment. This month he reveals the importance of..."

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399 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
startups
"The Kairos 50 Global Summit, held last week in Hollywood honored 50 emerging startups with at least one co-founder under the age of 25. It also provided a chance for those entrepreneurs to connect with hundreds of entrepreneurs and business leaders...."

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"Six months before a startup dies, founders tend to be delusional. Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham has coined this phase the "final pinch." During the final pinch, growth slows while expenses increase. Founders find themselves with six months left..."
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"While startup founders are typically optimistic both about their technologies and the future, a new survey of startups in 2015 from First Round Capital found a surprising number of founders who are expecting fundraising to get a lot harder in the nex..."

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1329 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
startups, business
"Image: iStockphoto/AndreyPopov Startups place an immeasurable amount of stress on a founder's mental capacity. Especially early in the process, there are a legion moving parts that require an entrepreneurial artfulness to keep the business operating..."
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"Buried midway through a press releasesent out by European mobile payments company SumUp detailing its new $13 million-plus fundraising round is the news that two of the company's founders will be leaving. Since its launch in 2011, SumUp has been know..."

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697 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Seven co-founders of Infosys, led by N R Narayana Murthy, were hailed for their singular contribution in coding an iconic IT behemoth by its first non-founder chief executive Vishal Sikka. "For someone who grew up in the world of technology and IT, ..."

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699 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Seven co-founders of Infosys Ltd., led by N.R. Narayana Murthy, were hailed for their singular contribution in coding an iconic IT behemoth by its first non-founder chief executive Vishal Sikka. "For someone who grew up in the world of technology an..."

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553 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"  Everybody wants to be a founder these days - they dominate the conversation. They’re the heroes and the rock stars, and we’re even seeing policy-makers start to drive the innovation agenda and call for a nation of founders.   But founding ..."

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306 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Screenshot from Forbes website Leonardo Leviste joined the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list and topped the category of manufacture and energy. The 22 year-old is the founder of the Solar Philippines, a company which provides solar energy with the aim of ..."

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553 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"  Everybody wants to be a founder these days - they dominate the conversation. They’re the heroes and the rock stars, and we’re even seeing policy-makers start to drive the innovation agenda and call for a nation of founders.   But founding ..."

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