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Startup fundraising is typically a strenuous process that involves months of preparation, numerous investor pitches, ongoing research, and adjustments to your business plan. Furthermore, this process is very lengthy and very few startups actually wind up earning an investment from … Continue reading

Creating a startup investment portfolio can be tricky. It’s impossible to predict when a startup will fail miserably or ascend to the heights of a Silicon Valley Unicorn. But, it is possible to develop a startup investing strategy that can … Continue reading

The best startups are usually pretty easy to spot. They tend to have a noticeable impact on their industry and they do things different than their competitors. On a more granular level, great startups can be identified by things like … Continue reading

As several large startups have filed to go public in recent months – including MicroVentures’ portfolio companies Dropbox, DocuSign, and Spotify – you may have also seen news concerning another type of offering. Called initial coin offerings (ICOs), these essentially … Continue reading

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: Entrepreneurs and startup founders have a lot on their plates. They must often wear many “hats” and fill many roles across the organization as their company grows. That said, while their focus … Continue reading

Questions to Ask Before You Invest

Questions to Ask Before You Invest

Investing in startups can be exciting. You’re backing entrepreneurs, helping new technologies grow, and potentially introducing some disruption into longstanding industries. That said, such investments are also inherently risky. You’re funding a company that is oftentimes just gaining traction or … Continue reading