Category Archives: Management

Check Out This Periodic Table of Tech Startup Funding

Check Out This Periodic Table of Tech Startup Funding I’m a huge science nerd. Despite my decision to go into this lucrative and glamorous writing career, I’ve always had a propensity for engaging in science lab work and nerding out while visiting any kind of science institution (be it a museum or some prominent professor’s…
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How to Persuade Anyone of Anything in Ten Seconds

How to Persuade Anyone of Anything in Ten Seconds You’re on the most important elevator ride of your life. You have ten seconds to pitch- the classic “elevator pitch”. Love or Hate. Money or Despair. And you may never get this chance again. As PM Dawn says, “I feel for you. I really do.” There…
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Why startups fail, according to their founders

Why startups fail, according to their founders The top reason? They make products no one wants. When the founder of a startup company shuts down her or his business, it’s customary to pen an essay that tells the rest of the community what went wrong. Call it a failure post-mortem. Nine out of 10 startups…
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Not Just Uber and Airbnb: Early-Stage Valuations Rising Too

Not Just Uber and Airbnb: Early-Stage Valuations Rising Too High-priced later-stage deals for companies such as Uber Technologies and Airbnb aredriving up venture capital valuations, but earlier rounds are seeing the effects as well. A new report from data provider Pitchbook Data says that the median pre-money valuation of Series A rounds globally in the…
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