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Navigating an Evolving Private Equity Landscape: 4 Key Challenges & Opportunities
Private equity has come a long way from its origins as a niche investment strategy, becoming a major generator of wealth for markets around the world and outpacing public markets in terms of capital raisedRead More
When VC Leaves You High and Dry, Consider These Alternative Funding Strategies
It’s no secret that venture funding is fiercely competitive. It rewards the outliers, the “unicorns,” at the expense of the many solid startups in the middle—startups that show exceptional promise and could create value forRead More
3 Things the Barbie Movie Can Teach Investors (Yes, You Read that Right!)
The new Barbie movie may be unapologetically pink and outlandish. But it’s also full of insightful social commentary and nuanced reflection on the iconic brand.
Is it time to fire the founding CEO?
Considering what is best for customers, employees & shareholders Key Points:Investors must ask themselves, what does the company need right now to survive, and does the CEO have both the skillset and fortitude to doRead More
How to Cut to Breakeven
A practical 5-step guide for founders & CEOs As founders, we all want to grow to breakeven by achieving scale, but sometimes that’s not possible. If you’re running out of cash and you need toRead More
Market correction & early-stage private equity
Over the last decade US public markets have boomed and the market caps of technogoly stocks have risen consistently. This environment created a frenzy of venture capitalists (VC) looking to strike gold with the nextRead More
Raising a Series B is the exception, not the norm.
My startup failed to raise a Series B. We had what I thought was good traction, unique competitive positioning, tech to help us scale, and a strong team. With the benefit of almost two yearsRead More