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Why Instagram’s founders are resigning: independence from Facebook weakened

25 Sep , 2018  

Facebook promised Instagram autonomy, but reduced it over time leading to today’s bombshell revelation. Read more Share this post:

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When to Raise a Series A

2 Aug , 2018  

One of the hardest questions to answer when considering an A is “when is my company ready?” This is another one of those questions for which there are hundreds of answers on the internet, none of which are particularly satisfying. Read more Share this post:

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Top 10 Elon Musk Productivity Secrets for Insane Success

2 Aug , 2018  

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How to Recruit and Hire When You Need to Move Fast

30 Jul , 2018  

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The Path Forward Masterclass: Getting to Series A

26 Jul , 2018  

Join Nic Brisbourne, Forward Partners’ Managing Partner as he talks through his tips to get to Series A funding Read more Share this post:

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Why Women-Owned Startups Are a Better Bet

25 Jun , 2018  

Choose your location to get a site experience tailored for you. The gender pay gap is well documented: women make about 80 cents for every dollar that a man earns in the same role. Less well known: the gender investment gap. Read more Share this post:

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On B2B2C Business Models

25 Jun , 2018  

CEO of an enterprise company: it takes forever to close deals and I have to design for the corporate check-signer and not for end-users! I wish I could iterate and get customers more quickly! Read more Share this post:

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GitHub acquired for $7.5B ?

15 Jun , 2018  

Microsoft acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock last week, the third largest in Microsoft’s history behind Skype ($8.5B) and LinkedIn ($26.2B). Microsoft paid 30x GitHub’s annual revenue, nearly 5x what they paid for LinkedIn back in 2016. Read more Share this post:

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Will Uber and Lyft Become Different Things?

15 Jun , 2018  

For most people, an Uber is a Lyft and a Lyft is an Uber. Uber’s roots are in the black-car business, while Lyft’s predecessor, Zimride, was a carpooling app. Yet over the last six… Read more Share this post:

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7 Failed Startups and the Lessons Learned

15 Jun , 2018  

In 2005 Evan Williams founded a podcast platform called Odeo. Unable to compete with Apple’s iTunes store, Odeo only went on to raise a Series A. However, Williams’ side project, Twitter, went on to become, well, Twitter. Read more Share this post: