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6 tech startups that made it big without venture capital
counterintuitive-bucking-the-trend = A new tag for things that go against the grain, take the path less taken or do something outside of conventional wisdom.
counterintuitive-bucking-the-trend  startups  venture-capital-or-other-funding 
november 2015 by daguti
The Most Important Advice I Could Give You About Unicorns | Bothsides of the Table
"Showing people your features or even your recent performance lacks context and won’t be memorable. Your business needs to be cast in a story that puts it into perspective. Why is your market broken? Why is your solution 10x better? Why are you the unique person to solve this problem? Why is it a really big market? Why is it ready for disruption? Why is now the right time? How do you remain defensible?"
startups  venture-capital-or-other-funding  marketing  standing-out-or-differentiating 
may 2015 by daguti
Stop Worrying About Your Cash Flow : Fundbox
This is like Global Technology Finance (GTF) which John used as a funding source.
venture-capital-or-other-funding 
december 2013 by daguti
peHUB » Sequoia’s Doug Leone to Mike Arrington: Why You Want to Be a VC is Beyond Me
infrastructure-companies = "ServiceNow, an on-demand enterprise IT company whose founder, Fred Luddy, launched the company at age 45."
infrastructure-companies  venture-capital-or-other-funding 
september 2011 by daguti
Why I Sold Zappos
Make sure to read to the end where he talks about the company tracking and attempting to strengthen inter-departmental friendships. I can see this being very useful because techs at AnySystem used to "who gives a shit" when they gave bad service to a customer, rather than caring that they were making Jean's job in sales harder to do.
Very interesting.
business-culture  venture-capital-or-other-funding  zappos  business  amazon.com  startups-getting-acquired  management 
june 2010 by daguti
Seducing A VC - Forbes.com
Process of deciding if something is worth investing in (or doing yourself)
-----> Problem, solution hypothesis, analog, antilog, leaps of faith and dashboard.
venture-capital-or-other-funding  venture-capital-or-other-funding  business  frameworks-for-business  startups 
september 2009 by daguti
DFJ Venture Challenge
The Draper Fisher Jurvetson East Coast Venture Challenge is a business plan competition available to students at all the Ivy League schools, NYU, and Carnegie Mellon University.
venture-capital-or-other-funding  conferences 
may 2007 by daguti

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