Feld and Mendelson identify the five most common negotiating styles that you will see on both sides of the table, and talk about how you can best work with each of them.
Notable startup fundings for the week ending 3/16/19 featuring funding details for Tendermint Stash, Polarr, Offerpad, and much, much more
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and seed funding during the month of February nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+) including mention of notable rounds. USE THE […]
This bi-weekly column covers the latest news from venture capital firms in LA for the first half of March 2019 featuring Gotham Green Partners.
Modern parenting needs a much healthier debate. Many parents are creating “fake environments” and entitlement which make kids fall hard later in life. These are some of my honest POVs and ideas on why it actually be beneficial to let kids lose up front.
A voice from the top that is inconsistent with what is heard from the firing line defines a dysfunctional and noncompetitive company for today’s customer. Thus team makeup is the critical success factor.
There has been a lot of speculation about how blockchain and cryptocurrency will infiltrate the masses, and Amalgam may just be the solution. This LA startup just entered into a partnership with the LA Clippers and the Staples Center, so Clippers fans now have the option to buy concession food through Amalgampay, which instantly converts […]
For entrepreneurially minded millennials in finance, being a contributing part of this shifting culture could serve as excellent grounding for that dream of leading a successful startup.
If you want people to invest in your idea, then my best advice is to first write a business plan, and keep it simple. Don’t confuse your business plan with a doctoral thesis or the back of a napkin. Keep the wording and formatting straightforward, and keep the plan short. For minimum content, see my […]
The latest venture capital seed and angel deals for LA startups for 3/13/19 featuring funding details for Cluster, Ryff, and much mor
Whenever an influential organization publishes a “standard” financing document, important questions need to be asked about not just its specific terms, but also the entire concept of “standard” terms in general, and potential biases in their creation.