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It's time for cloud software companies to start turning a profit

There’s been a lot of commentary in the media recently regarding cloud software companies — from delayed initial public offerings (IPOs), poorly performing IPOs, and falling valuations and ultimately their contribution to the recent downturn in the tech market.

crowdsourcing

Pulling in an army of investors has more perks than you think

What do you do when someone offers you 1% of the total amount you’re trying to raise – are you potentially fragmenting your cap table, causing headaches for yourself down the road, or are you making a smart strategic play?

Better have a plan

Why your VC funding is worthless without a plan

For founders, taking funding is about more than adding working capital — it acts as a catalyst for things to come. It provides a third-party validation that attracts the interest of media, customers, and potential executives you want to hire.