Startup trends for death and stats on survival rates

Startup trends for death and stats on survival rates

TL:DR: An analysis of startup trends and how startups survive over time CBInsights have an interesting post on startup survival, in which they report on their analysis of startups that entered the deadpool between 2010 and 2013 to see what they could uncover about startup survival and mortality. It’s important to note though that this is reported dead. There are a lot of …

YCombinator startup school

YCombinator startup school

Learn about setting up a startup from Y-Combinator. There are a series of videos to educate first-time founders about how to get their company up and running. Lecture 1 – How to start a startup Lecture 2 – Team and execution Lecture 3 – Before the startup Lecture 4 – Building product, talking to users and growing Lecture 5 – Competition is …

Investible Founding Teams that raise venture capital

Investible Founding Startup Teams

Every founding startup team looking to grow more aggressively needs to raise investment from venture capitalists. The funny thing is that I don’t think founders think the team is nearly as important as an investor think it is! Let’s look at the top 20 reasons for failure. See that team features prominently as the number 3 reason. Yup, it matters. …

Real reasons to launch startup faster not talked about

The real reason launch a startup faster (not talked about) 

TL;DR: If you are a tech company you need to launch a startup fast. The same logic applies to a fundraise, there is no point to keep developing if another 3 months won’t make you more valuable.. so raise now. Launch your product when it is slightly better than MVP, take care about how it is presented (e.g. landing page) as …