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Startup founders, this is how you get your first investor meeting

TechCrunch

If you know other successful startup founders, talk to them — they will make intros if they believe in your vision. Unless you’ve been circulating in the startup ecosystem for a long time, odds are your list of founder buddies or investor friends is pretty short. You don’t need an intro for that.

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Boston offers a world of advantages for startup founders

TechCrunch

By the time the new century came around the area began to shift to look like a modern startup scene. Over time the Boston area watched the development of a robust technology startup ecosystem across industries like cybersecurity, robotics and biotech with companies like Hubspot, Wayfair, Rapid7, Boston Dynamics and Moderna, to name but a few.

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As a startup founder, you really need to understand how venture capital works

TechCrunch

At TechCrunch, it often seems as if every other startup story is about yet another fun company raising satchels full of venture capital. One truth is that successfully raising capital from a VC firm is a huge milestone in the life of a startup. That’s a problem for a number of reasons.

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Mark & Company and Yoonmin Foundation Introduce KRW 5 Billion Launch Fund, Invest in 19 Growing Companies

AsiaTechDaily

The newly introduced MegaStudy-Yoonmin-Mark 2 Venture Investment Fund focuses on early-stage startups demonstrating significant growth and making notable contributions to the startup ecosystem. Kyungpyo Hong, CEO of Mark & Company, and Jihwan Cheon, Director of Yoon Minchang Investment Foundation, will lead the fund.

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Nila Capital Launches as Philippines’ First Student Venture Fund

AsiaTechDaily

Register Philippines-based Nila Capita l is the country’s inaugural student venture fund, officially launching with new opportunities for Gen Z startup founders. They aim to collaborate with fellow young trailblazers and guide their startups toward success.

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Gregslist – The Strange Attractor

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Igniting Startup Ecosystems. What ignites a startup ecosystem? Thriving startup ecosystems are good for the economy, good for society, and good for pretty much everyone. ” Startup ecosystems are more than just the sum of its parts. Hold a match to a sugar cube and it will never burn.

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Budding entrepreneurs receive a head start with startup education scholarships

NZ Entrepreneur

Commenting on their support for the initiative, Callaghan Innovation Startup and Founder spokeswoman, Dr Jenny Douché, said that the partnership with Startup NZ was a natural fit within the organisation. Adam Townsend, Bike Matrix.