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Fixing the problem of startups and their inherent power law

An open letter to Paul Graham, Sam Altman, David Cohen & Dave McClure The saying “go big or go home” (or “go big or GTFO”) could very well have been invented in San Francisco — the city with the highest concentration of startups anywhere in the world. In this business you either become a billionaire or like […]

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VentureBook.eu -> The ultimate tool for discovering great tech investors

Back in March 2014 I released an AngelList hack that helped create a simple sales funnel of investors from any given city. While the hack got a good amount of traffic and did a good job of organising your leads it was still just a hack. The hack didn’t really help you prioritise what investors to […]

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What tech investors look for – 6 great VC’s in the hot seat!

Figuring out exactly what early stage VC’s are looking for should be obvious right? Like every other investor they are looking for a good return on their investment. Only problem with startups is just that they don’t have the usual data needed to assess wether or not this is the case. Since there is a […]

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What makes a great tech investor

Way too often entrepreneurs rank potential investors by only one factor; expected willingness to invest. A willingness to invest is essential but there are other factors to consider before taking someone’s money, and here are six: 1. Entrepreneurial experience. I believe the most important thing to look for in an investor is whether or not […]

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Pitching early stage investors

Pitching investors is an art form that takes almost endless practice to get really good at. Here is a list of 7 things that will help you improve your pitch and hopefully get that cheque: 1. Use storytelling. Have you ever tried pitching holiday plans to your friends? Instead of telling them straight away about your idea for a destination, […]

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