By Leslie Feinzaig February 06, 2023 There was a moment last spring when startup founders across the globe experienced a sudden collective whiplash. It was the Great Venture Capital Reset of 2022, when fundraising activity screeched to a halt after running fast and hot for the longest bull market in VC history. Untold numbers … Continue reading Even in these times, smart startups can get funded. Here’s how
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These brothers want to create a world where we can invest in other humans. Is that a good idea?
By Shalene Gupta September 05, 2022 What if you could invest in human beings instead of companies? The Liberman brothers, Daniil and David, want to create a world where you can do just that. Last year, the brothers and their two sisters, Maria and Anna, incorporated themselves as Libermans Co., … Continue reading These brothers want to create a world where we can invest in other humans. Is that a good idea?
This startup is using microalgae to make carbon-neutral cement
By Adele Peters August 10, 2022 During a trip to Thailand on his honeymoon, while swimming above a coral reef, Wil Srubar was thinking about the beauty of nature—but he was also thinking about cement. In the reef, microalgae were growing calcium carbonate, a key material used to make cement, the glue that holds … Continue reading This startup is using microalgae to make carbon-neutral cement
Why an Amazon executive just signed on to lead this digital pharmacy startup
By David Salazar July 13, 2022 Digital pharmacies looking to set themselves apart in a crowded field are taking a page—and executives—from the biggest names in tech. Case in point: SoftBank-backed startup Alto Pharmacy, which just landed a top Amazon exec as its next CEO. Alicia Boler Davis will take the reins of the company … Continue reading Why an Amazon executive just signed on to lead this digital pharmacy startup
These are the winner-take-all startups poised to dominate their markets
By Connie Lin April 14, 2022 Silicon Valley oracle Andreessen Horowitz on Thursday released its annual list of 100 fastest-growing consumer marketplaces (i.e. any platform that connects buyers with sellers), which ranked private companies by metrics like web traffic and credit card revenue. In a repeat of last year, grocery delivery startup Instacart … Continue reading These are the winner-take-all startups poised to dominate their markets
Virgil Abloh’s last project with Burton is a manifesto for diversity in snowboarding
By Jeff Beer March 15, 2022 The late Virgil Abloh was many things: artist, architect, engineer, designer, fashion designer, creative director, entrepreneur. He was also a snowboarder. Now, four months after his death, Burton Snowboards is launching a limited collection and an online auction it created with the designer over the past year. … Continue reading Virgil Abloh’s last project with Burton is a manifesto for diversity in snowboarding
As a Founder, What Is Your Highest Value Activity?
Elliot Begoun April 2, 2021 Canva.com You are part of an emerging brand and a young business. As a founder, there is no want for things to do or lack of ways to spend your time. You wear dozens of hats, from leader to accountant; salesperson to dispatcher. You’re busy! In the chaos that defines … Continue reading As a Founder, What Is Your Highest Value Activity?
Creating a Startup Mission Statement: The 2 Core Steps
Noa Eshed September 2, 2020 You may think that coming up with a mission statement is a waste of time, that it’s BS, or fluff. I think it isn’t. In fact, it is critical for your startup as it helps you deeply figure out what you’re truly about, and fine tune your company’s compass. It’ll … Continue reading Creating a Startup Mission Statement: The 2 Core Steps
Startup Lexicon Blockchain To Run At Programmatic Speeds
Startup Lexicon Blockchain To Run At Programmatic Speeds by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, April 20, 2018 Ternio, a startup working to provide transparency into programmatic advertising, on Friday introduced blockchain technology called Lexicon, which can process up to 1 million transactions per second. The technology will offer transparency into ad transactions and the ability to make … Continue reading Startup Lexicon Blockchain To Run At Programmatic Speeds
Surviving Competition: 6 Handy Tips to Launch Your Startup
Beth Worthy — May 4, 2017 Follow @gmrtranscripts— May 4, 2017 Unique ideas are what drive successful entrepreneurs, but now there are an increasing number of startups competing for the attention of venture capitalists than earlier this century. It’s getting more difficult for both discovering original ideas and standing out in a crowded market, but … Continue reading Surviving Competition: 6 Handy Tips to Launch Your Startup