Post by: Startupgirl

Reading List

Presenting Airbnb’s 20th Known Acquisition: HotelTonight

11 Mar , 2019  

If you’re looking for a last-minute hotel booking app, Airbnb just acquired it. According to the New York Times, Airbnb bought HotelTonight, its second announced acquisition in 2019. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Read more

Reading List

A founder’s guide to reference calls

27 Feb , 2019  

References can be an important part of any decision-making process. Whether you’re evaluating investors and non-execs, hiring for a new role, or fact-checking a potential co-founder, reference calls can provide comfort as well as test or reinforce your assessment. Read more

Reading List

The Path Forward

27 Feb , 2019  

Practical guides that help you go from idea to series A. Fast. Read more

Resources

Pitchbook – European venture report 2018

23 Feb , 2019  

Want to know how Europe performed in terms of investment and growth?

Resources

Series A Term sheet

23 Feb , 2019  

Need help with your term sheet? Take a look at YCombinator’s standard template. For more info, check out their blog on standard term sheets.

, , ,

Reading List

How we put together our progression frameworks

23 Feb , 2019  

We’ve been putting together progression frameworks for all the different disciplines across the company. They help us make sure we’re taking a consistent approach to the way we evaluate and pay our staff, and help people understand how to progress in their work. Read more

Reading List

A Standard and Clean Series A Term Sheet

23 Feb , 2019  

While working with companies in YC’s Series A program, we’ve noticed a common problem: founders don’t know what “good” looks like in a term sheet. This makes sense, because it is often, literally, the first time in their careers that they’ve seen one. Read more

Posts by The Startup Girl, Resources

Top podcasts to listen to

23 Feb , 2019  

With so much information available out there, it’s hard to know where to concentrate your efforts. In my resources channel you will see a list of books/articles/blogs/publications to follow. For now, here are some top podcasts I listen to which are all related to start ups! A16Z: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/a16z/id842818711?mt=2 How I built this: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/how-i-built-this-with-guy-raz/id1150510297?mt=2 The twenty […]

, , , ,

Reading List

Hyped startup accelerator Entrepreneur First is struggling at scale

21 Feb , 2019  

Want high quality commentary, insight and analysis about, for and from Europe’s startup world, and with a distinctly European perspective? Sign up to our newsletter. Read more

Reading List

A comparison of digital banks Monzo, Starling, Revolut and N26

21 Feb , 2019  

Want high quality commentary, insight and analysis about, for and from Europe’s startup world, and with a distinctly European perspective? Sign up to our newsletter. Read more