Assuming you’re fortunate enough to have investors, one of the things they’ll do is give you advice — solicited and unsolicited. And since your investors are smart, you should listen to everything they have to say, right? Wrong.
When will VCs and LPs actually believe that gender diversity produces better returns? Here's what you can do to help make venture capital safe for women.
Elizabeth KrausJuly 11, 2017
Entrepreneurs and VCs need to be more precise in the way they talk to each other — here's a way they can both get what they want.
Ross BairdJune 21, 2017
Two-pocket thinking is the idea that “what we do” and “what we really care about” differ. But it’s a bad blind spot in how we invest our money. Here's why.
Ross BairdApril 24, 2017
Where are good fundraising resources for entrepreneurs solving problems that matter? Here's what several entrepreneurs say about what exists – and the gaps.
Zoe SchlagJanuary 24, 2017
The process of raising investment feels frustrating and opaque to many entrepreneurs. It doesn’t have to be this way. Read what several entrepreneurs think.
Zoe SchlagJanuary 19, 2017
Innovative ideas can lead to strong, sustainable companies that solve problems, generate revenue, and create good jobs. For our society to succeed in the long term, funders need to think about how to continue supporting these collaborations, not just focus on trying to pick the next highly-concentrated win.
Ross BairdDecember 16, 2016
Fundraising as a woman entrepreneur comes with its own unique set of obstacles. An entrepreneur shares her experiences that range in appropriateness.
Ayla SchlosserDecember 6, 2016
According to this former professional poker player turned investor, there's a lot more luck involved in venture capital than you think.
Rafe FurstOctober 25, 2016