I started out in business as a techy geek, so I understand why technologists starting a new venture spend so much effort getting the product just right. Yet I’ve learned over time that building the business is all about having the right team members. Thus I’m frustrated when I see founders pushing off recruiting, or […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 11/16/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
As eSports explodes to service the 2.6B gamers worldwide, live streaming has hit a critical inflection point. Maestro, the enterprise broadcast platform for content producers, is capitalizing on this surge in popularity by providing the platform to stream at scale. Providing personalized internet TV channels for content creators, live streamers, and brands, Maestro understands that the […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 8/16/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
With so much going on in the thriving LA tech and startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the news in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in LA Tech news this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN LA […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the 10 largest rounds in the US during the month of May. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and investors in the round, to further the analysis. For the purposes of this analysis only equity funding rounds were considered. […]
When I look at my surroundings I often feel a sense of solitude — not necessarily in a bad way, but not in a good way either. I’ve always been the sort of person who goes after what I believe in, despite the possibility of failure. To me, the worst outcome of all is knowing that you could […]
As a business owner, what do you do when you’re seriously stuck, but have no boss or partner to go to for advice?
Make sure you have these three things in place before opening your round. I am a true believer in having a bulletproof process for raising money. When I first set out to raise capital for my company Loopd, I did not have a formula. I wanted to go out into the market with a precise […]
There are almost 2 billion mobile users in the world. For the first time, mobile usage had recently surpassed desktop usage. By 2020, it is projected that smartphone usage will grow to 4 billion worldwide (Ian Thiel, Optimizely). So apps are very much a part of our lives because we’re all mobile. We’re all a walking […]
There are a few different types of entrepreneur — which one are you? Are you a world changer? An innovator? An opportunist or a jack of all trades? Maybe you’re a serial entrepreneur — or are you actually a wantrepreneur? These are the six major types of entrepreneurs out there, and you likely fall into […]