Article Roundup: December 5

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Top Early Stage Investing Articles of 2019

The Seraf Compass

We have an annual tradition of bringing you the best early stage investing articles of the year, handpicked by our Co-Founders Hambleton Lord and Christopher Mirabile. Here are a few of our favorite, most interesting and informative pieces we read in 2019, in no particular order. We value the authors’ insights and hope they’ll help to guide you in your investment journey.

This Article About Andy Dunn and Bonobos is the Blueprint for Founder Storytelling

This is going to be BIG.

I just read an article about Bonobos --or was it a press release. The Coveteur article featuring Andy and Bonobos encapsulated exactly how a founder worth writing about will act: ".He That's why it's not surprising that you could take this whole article, which is mostly Andy telling his story, and use it to craft your narrative. I took the article, pasted it, and made it a little bit like Madlibs, making all the Bonobos parts [INSERT YOUR THING HERE] sections.

In the News: All of our magic – summed up in one article

OurCrowd

Simply one of the best and most intelligent articles written about OurCrowd in the last six years… How To Let Ordinary Investors Invest In Startups? The post In the News: All of our magic – summed up in one article appeared first on OurCrowd. OurCrowd Has The Answer. And for the fifth year, OurCrowd is proud to be listed in the Top 50 innovators on KPMG’s 2019 Fintech100 list. Did you miss OurCrowd Sync: São Paulo?

OKC’s Happily featured in Forbes magazine article on subscription services

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Oklahoma City-based Happliy and its Datebox “date in a box” subscription service was recently featured in a Forbes magazine article on the growth of subscription services during the Coronavirus national shutdown. Here’s the key quote from Happily’s Brett Kolomyjec from the article: “We’re providing both convenience, fun [and] discovery… and it’s priced competitive to what’s in the market…”. Check out the Forbes article here.

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Free money for your impact tech startup

David Teten - VC

Contributed Articles Fundraising Venture CapitalCongratulations! You’ve decided to launch a technology-enabled startup with a positive social impact! Nearly every major Silicon Valley venture-capital firm has now invested in a B Corp ; maybe you will be one of them!

Adding Another “E” to STEM Education

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News RoomMerging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and entrepreneurship education ensures that students reach their full potential and are equipped with the necessary skill sets for an ever-changing world. Career paths in STEM disciplines are increasingly entrepreneurial. STEM workers are less likely to experience joblessness than their non-STEM counterparts, and entrepreneurs are always able to […].

VCs eating our own dog food: Using technology and analytics to make better investments

David Teten - VC

Analytics and Data Contributed Articles Due Diligence Financial Analysis Fund Management Investment Management Origination PEVCTech Portfolio Acceleration Private Equity Research Venture Capital(To see the video above, please click the image, and then click on the Play button.). Private equity and venture capital investors are copying our sisters in the hedge fund world: we’re trying to automate more of our job. . When I was single, I registered for (a lot of) dating websites.

Revenue-Based Investing: A New Option for Founders who Care About Control

David Teten - VC

I posted this as a contributed article in Techcrunch. Note that none of the lawyers quoted or I are rendering legal advice in this article, and you should not rely on our counsel herein for your own decisions. Contributed Articles Revenue-based Venture CapitalDoes the traditional VC financing model make sense for all companies? Absolutely not. VC Josh Kopelman makes the analogy of jet fuel vs. motorcycle fuel.

Annual EntreEd Forum 2018 Recap

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News Room Our AnnouncementsOn September 28-30, over one hundred educators from across the nation gathered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the annual EntreEd Forum presented by The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education. This year’s programming included a wide range of valuable professional development activities for entrepreneurship education and classroom innovation. Teachers of all subject and grade levels were in attendance […].

Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News Room Our AnnouncementsStudents from Boone and Lincoln Counties in West Virginia participated in Entrepreneurship and STEAM day at Bridge Valley. The post Students Innovate at Entrepreneurship and STEAM Event appeared first on EntreEd.

America’s Entrepreneurial Schools in Wood County, WV

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News Room Our AnnouncementsIn Wood County, WV, Blennerhassett Elementary School, Blennerhassett Middle School, Greenmont Elementary School, and Franklin Elementary School received their America’s Entrepreneurial Schools (AES) designation in recognition of their commitment to providing entrepreneurship education to every student in their building in a single year.

Why venture capitalists are investing in international startups

David Teten - VC

Contributed Articles Emerging Markets HOF Capital Internationalization Origination Venture CapitalWhy are more US VCs investing in international startups? Take a look at The Fortune Unicorn List : of the top 100 most valuable unicorns in 2016, 39 are currently based outside of the United States.

EntreEd Expands America’s Entrepreneurial Schools Initiative in Eastern Kentucky

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News Room Our AnnouncementsLast year, over 40,000 K-12 students in 7 states, 23 counties, and 28 school systems were introduced to entrepreneurship education through EntreEd’s America’s Entrepreneurial Schools Program. Most recently, the initiative expanded to include two additional distressed Eastern Kentucky counties: Letcher and Harlan. Each school district participated in one of EntreEd’s professional development sessions during July […].

An Investor’s Personal Social Media Tech Stack: In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 followers

David Teten - VC

Founders and LPs will read into your personal vacation pictures on instagram, just as much as they’ll consider the amount of time you spend responding to comments on LinkedIn articles. I typically share my draft article with relevant domain experts, which makes me more educated about the topic I’m digging into. Sometimes it can take me several years to finish accreting to even a short article, until I think it’s worth publishing. .

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How to choose an investment banker…or replicate one

David Teten - VC

This was contributed as a guest article in Techcrunch. Contributed Articles Fundraising Private Equity Venture CapitalShould you hire an investment banker? And if so, who? The good news: even if you are a small company and can’t afford a banker, you can synthetically and cheaply replicate a banker. That’s part of the value proposition of an institutional VC; I have been the (unpaid) investment banker for many of my portfolio companies. .

How to get superior returns in VC

David Teten - VC

Contributed Articles Fund Management Investment Management Portfolio Acceleration Venture CapitalA friend of mine interviewed for a job with massively successful hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen. My friend sat in the conference room, and Cohen walked in. He looked at his resume, and asked just one question: “ What’s your edge? ” My friend got the job because his answer was differentiated, credible, and backed up by a history of investing success.

The investment committee rejected you; what does that actually mean?

David Teten - VC

On a related topic, see my earlier article, A VC Just Cold-Called You; Now What? (c) Contributed Articles Fundraising Private Equity Venture CapitalOne of the most common ways a venture capitalist rejects you is a variation of, “I love you, I love your company. I brought it up to the investment committee (“IC”)… but they turned it down.” What does that actually mean? Is this the business equivalent of telling a flame, “ It’s not you, it’s me ”?

In Venture Capital, Should You Be a Momentum or a Value Investor?

David Teten - VC

Contributed Articles Fund Management Venture CapitalAs a venture capitalist, should you be a Momentum or a Value investor? To simplify, there are two classic approaches to public markets investing. The first is Momentum Investing , “a strategy to capitalize on the continuance of an existing market trend”, which usually meaning that the price has been rising in the recent past.

How to scale a VC (or private equity) fund

David Teten - VC

Contributed Articles Fund Management Private Equity Venture CapitalManagers of VC funds typically want to grow their business aggressively, just like the founders we back. But, we normally have a clear ceiling on how high we can grow AUM, before hitting practical limits to deploying capital within the traditional VC model. . My Partners at HOF Capital are younger than I am, which means that we have a half-century horizon for the franchise we are building.

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Best Distillation of Exit Strategies I’ve Seen

Paul G. Silva

Hat tip to Paul Nicolai for sending me the article! Marty Zwilling recently published a blog post with the most concise distillation of the possible exit strategies a for-profit startup can take and why an entrepreneur should be thinking about them from very early on. Innovation Accelerator

Fall sale: Get 10% off an annual Extra Crunch membership

TechCrunch

If you aren’t familiar, Extra Crunch is our membership program focused on startups, founders and investors with more than 100 exclusive articles published per month. From now until October 25, TechCrunch readers in the U.S. can save 10% on an annual plan for Extra Crunch.

Apples, Oranges and Rotten Tomatoes: Owning A Diverse Portfolio

The Seraf Compass

But when I first sat down to write an article on diversification of angel investments, I knew right away I was facing a serious challenge. Numerous articles have been written on aspects of this topic I believe building a diverse portfolio is critical to success as an angel investor.

Launch Your Business in Georgia (The Country, not the State)

500

Silicon Valley (Season 6, Episode 2) Yes, you heard it right – this is an article about Georgia, the country, not the state. The following post is written by Nato Chakvetadze, Program Associate for 500Georgia. Gavin: Here everything is so expensive. Look at the numbers. If we move to Georgia, we can save a fortune and get a further investment. It's the only way. Denpok: Well, I have heard good things about the food scene in the Dirty South. Hoover: Stankonia. Freaknik.

The Future of Work is Entrepreneurial

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News Room[link]. The post The Future of Work is Entrepreneurial appeared first on EntreEd.

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Entrepreneurial Skills that Prepare Students for the Future of Work

EntreEd

News Articles of Note News RoomWhat skills do students really need to be successful and prepared for their future careers? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Sixty- five percent of children starting school today will need skills for jobs that don’t exist yet. In a world that is advancing faster than ever before, students must be equipped with an […]. The post Entrepreneurial Skills that Prepare Students for the Future of Work appeared first on EntreEd.

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How to Use a Ghostwriter to Build Your Authority and Generate Sales

Entrepreneurs' Organization

When you read articles by busy CEOs on sites like Forbes or Entrepreneur, you might wonder how they managed to find the time to write the content. After all, if their daily workload is half what you are managing, they’d be struggling to fit in the hours needed to draft a 1,500-word, SEO-optimized article. There’s a good chance that the person who wrote the article is a professional ghostwriter. (I Include links to your articles on your LinkedIn profile.

6 Innovation Secrets We Learned in London

UBI Global

This article shares 6 innovation secrets we learned in London. How Innovation Will Survive and Thrive Last week’s GCV Symposium was a fantastic event that brought the venture capital ecosystem together. Founder and CEO James Mawson and his team created an exciting event full of impactful collaborations, new technology, and insights on uncovering startups. Innovation […]. The post 6 Innovation Secrets We Learned in London appeared first on UBI Global.

4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom

Venture Well

In this article, we explore the types of support early-stage innovators need most, and highlight tools to assess the impact of resources. The post 4 Ways to Support Early-Stage Innovators Beyond the Classroom appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators early stage innovator I&E Ecosystems

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.

2019: An Innovative Year in Review

UBI Global

This article covers the biggest disruptions in the global innovation landscape, the UBI Global member programs […]. Journey through the 2019 global innovation community activities with UBI Global Join us as we present the 2019 year in review and examine the impactful collaborations that took place through business incubator and accelerator programs and their startup clients.