Category Archives: Management

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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Validate Your Business Idea With These 5 Steps

Validate Your Business Idea With These 5 Steps Do you have a business idea? Of course you do. Why else would you be reading this article? If you are like most aspiring entrepreneurs, however, the problem comes in the immediate stage following your "ah-ha" moment, when the idea lingers as a passing thought or a…
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The Ugly Truth About Disruption & Innovation

The Ugly Truth About Disruption & Innovation Disruption literature, like Innovation literature, is something that most often resembles junk food. It tastes great, has very little substance, and any money spent on it is often regretted because it didn't really do anything to improve your disposition. The sad truth is that a number of business…
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