This post explores venture capital firms dedicated to providing funding for female entrepreneurs. In 2018, venture capital firms invested a whopping $207 billion in startups-the largest amount since 2000. Sadly, of this amount, a paltry … [Read more...] about Ten Venture Capital Funds for Female Entrepreneurs
There are certain common startup pitfalls that have resulted in the failure of countless startups and new businesses of all sizes. Launching a startup business venture is truly a challenging endeavor that involves having a brilliant idea … [Read more...] about Three Common Startup Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
MassChallenge Startup Accelerator Back in 2010, John Harthorne and Akhil Nigam launched the MassChallenge startup accelerator with the singular purpose of making it as easy as possible for entrepreneurs to launch and grow new startup … [Read more...] about MassChallenge Startup Accelerator: A Profile
Group dynamics in startups can either drive a new firm to stellar heights of success or cause it to implode in spectacular fashion. Although many startups launch with a single founder, to achieve the desired growth targets, at some point it … [Read more...] about Group Dynamics in Startups: 7 Points Every Founder Should Know
Startup incubators and startup accelerators both provide support and benefits to startups. However, they are not considered to be the same. If you're a first-time founder, choosing the program that is right for you may be … [Read more...] about Startup Incubators or Startup Accelerators: Which One Is Right for You?
Startup metrics are one of the most critical, and often misunderstood, aspects of building a strong startup. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said, “a goal without a plan is just a wish.” To get their startups to where they want them to be, … [Read more...] about Startup Metrics: A Primer for Founders and Entrepreneurs