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Understanding Your Startup’s Burn Rate

Understanding Your Startup’s Burn Rate

Raising funds or otherwise bringing in capital for your startup can be challenging, to say the least – but to achieve growth, founders often must invest those funds into updating technology, creating advertising and marketing campaigns, and product development. This … Continue reading

While startup founders may receive the majority of news headlines and recognition surrounding their companies, there is often another group involved in making business decisions: a board of directors. A board of directors is a group of individuals that act … Continue reading

Blockchain and bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, have been featured quite a bit in the news recently as companies like Kik, a MicroVentures portfolio company, raises funds via an initial coin offering (ICO) and the price of bitcoin crosses … Continue reading

Trends are inherently changeable – what’s “in” one year may be “out” the next. That said, some industries like fashion, entertainment, or food often see trends repeat on a steady cycle (e.g. clothing styles) or linger for an extended period … Continue reading

Many crowdfunding campaigns include perks as a way of saying “thank you” to those who donate and support the company. Ranging from a social media shout out to a red carpet premiere, these perks are traditionally a part of reward-based … Continue reading

How Documentaries Have Transformed

How Documentaries Have Transformed

While documentary films were once thought of as educational films for students or films left on as “background noise,” they have now entered mainstream media. Tracing their popularity begins in 2004, where “Fahrenheit 9/11” was the first documentary to win … Continue reading