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Today we’re continuing to explore what VCs and other investors seek in startups before they decide to invest. We’ve already mentioned the importance of having a strong management team and up-to-date social media profiles, but what about protecting confidential information? … Continue reading

Craft beer isn’t the only craft beverage that has seen a surge of interest in recent years. The U.S. craft spirits industry – encompassing rum, whiskey, bourbon, vodka, and more – is growing rapidly. According to The American Craft Spirits … Continue reading

You’ve carefully crafted your pitch deck to showcase your product, your team, and your revenue, sales numbers, signups, and projections. But other factors are playing an increasingly important role for VCs as they determine whether to invest in a startup. … Continue reading

With the help of crowdfunding portals – such as First Democracy VC, Indiegogo, and Kickstarter – filmmakers can not only fund their films without obtaining big producer backing but also reach a large, global community and build their fan following. … Continue reading

A little over a year ago, Title III of the JOBS Act went into effect. Since May 16, 2016, equity crowdfunding has given more investors access to innovative startup companies and helped more startups raise the capital they need to … Continue reading

As an entrepreneur, you’ve worked hard to support your idea. You’ve created a memorable pitch, you’ve identified your potential market size, and you’ve maybe even achieved some customer interest or product sales. However, when it comes time to present your … Continue reading

We at MicroVentures were honored to attend the Techstars Austin Demo Day this year. Founded in 2007, Techstars operates accelerator programs in cities across the U.S. and the world, including Austin, Boston, Boulder, Los Angeles, Seattle, Berlin, Paris, and Toronto. … Continue reading