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Q3 2017 venture funding by region

The 5 Traits Every Startup Needs to Raise Venture Capital

20 November 2017

…and how to get VCs to give them to you. These common traits define every startup successfully raising venture capital in today’s traction-centric market. What it Takes to…

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Why It’s So Difficult to Disrupt

12 June 2017

How rising VC expectations are causing founders to ignore user experiences in favor of unsustainable growth. The trouble with innovation… Through my experience as a repeat technical startup…

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