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A global perspective is now a requirement for Internet businesses

A decade ago, the U.S. market represented the key to consumer Internet dominance. Now, leading consumer technology companies such as Google, eBay, and Apple have something new in common: the U.S. accounts for just a minority of their revenue.

Startup tools

5 reasons your startup is failing at PR

Why doesn’t the press love you? Instead of harassing bloggers, manically posting press releases, and relying on buzzwords, try these techniques.

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Vive la demo day: VentureBeat est à Montréal

“I do think that we have stepped it up significantly,” FounderFuel general manager Ian Jeffery told me yesterday. “In this cohort are some of the most mature companies we’ve ever had. All nine are fantastic, but some have real revenues already, over a million downloads, and upwards of 30,000 active users.”

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

Lean startups might be too lean when it comes to not hiring someone to keep the books. Financial professionals are concerned these leaders don’t have enough base-level financial knowledge to get the big deals done.

Why startups should embrace intrapreneurship

For startups, the idea of devoting time to such projects might feel like a distraction; but if done right, these small, scrappy efforts can offer big rewards.

education

Why VCs can’t afford to ignore EdTech any longer

The education space is massive, very broken, barely touched by technology and has been largely underserved by entrepreneurs and investors. The opportunity for disruption, significant value creation and outsized returns is huge.