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Startups, focus on your next round now

An analyst at an early stage VC firm gives some advice on how young companies can avoid struggling to raise the next round because they did not have the resources (money) to create enough assets to attract the next investor.

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Five lessons team Zula learned from launching a tech event as a young startup

Startups have a multitude of marketing channels available to them. Websites, landing pages, email messages, social media, and more are used daily to create demand, generate leads and position the business as a contender in their field.
So what happens if you take all those and add one more marketing channel by launching your own tech conference?

10 commandments

Towards a VC code of conduct

The venture business is a complex one – and the relationships between VCs and entrepreneurs are sometimes fraught with tension.

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The unprofitable SaaS business model trap

Marketo filed for IPO with impressive 80 percent year-over-year growth in 2012, with almost $60m in revenue.
Except, they lost $35m. WTF?