Parse.ly, a provider of a real-time analytics service for content publishers, gained a little extra firepower by way of a $5 million series A investment led by Grotech Ventures.
Guest Post Rocket Internet is portrayed as a “clone factory.” But Rocket wants to be the best at execution; hence, it innovates on the execution model rather than innovating on product.
We learn in school about market segmentation, and hear everywhere about demographic and geographic targeting, but often that criteria isn’t totally relevant, or worse yet, it is wrong.
How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Guest Post If that sounds bad, how about half of your company for $90K? Crazy? No. This is the reality in many places outside of Silicon Valley (and especially outside the US). And it isn’t good.
Guest Post We interview Oliver Samwer, the controversial cofounder of Rocket Internet.
Guest Post Every entrepreneur who has had to go through the process of setting up their payment gateway and/or merchant account knows that it isn’t always simple. When I set mine up, BrainTree, Stripe, and Paymill weren’t around. I was given a chisel and stone tablet and asked to deliver all my information in triplicate.
Wealthy L.A. investors descended on a Beverly Hills estate last week for a buzzword-filled discussion of the state of media and the trends that will disrupt it.
Atlanta-based Kabbage is experiencing accelerated growth, and it recently beat out hundreds of applicants to be named the winner of our CloudBeat Innovation Showdown competition.
Editor’s Pick Imagine having access to a rolodex of two million of the wealthiest people in the world: bankers, private equity folk, and venture capitalists.
Guest Post In my experience, B players are the worst hires you can make.
Editor’s Pick Can Big Data play a role in alleviating poverty? Here’s what the experts had to say.
Guest Post With the balance of power shifting to the VC, here’s some advice from Blumberg Capital’s Jon Soberg to help founders stay afloat.