Diversity is seen as a HR issue—but it's also a market opportunity. Out of the thousands of venture deals minted, so few black women founders raised money that, statistically speaking, it might as well be zero. (Exact Number: 24 / 10,238, or 0.2 percent.) This can change, though—By focusing on mentoring and supporting everyone in the startup community.
Developing a successful business is an exercise in flexibility — and failure. Entrepreneurship isn't about being brilliant; it's about being adaptive and resilient. And the combination of the right emotions and the right mindset is the key to being resilient.
Startups.co by Brian Ascher; Partner @ Venrock - 1y ago
Venture capitalist, VenRock partner, and veteran Board of Director (BoD) expert Brian Ascher shares best practices for managing your board not only for governance and compliance but also as a strategic asset for startup success.
Startups.co by Andy Rosic, Founder + Entrepreneur - 1y ago
Each gig, each song, and each band mate was mission critical to Monk—And our startups need to be treated the same way. It’s easy to get caught up in the busyness. But as founders we have to gather, support, and grow great teams or risk losing the whole endeavor.
Elucify is a free and crowdsourced database of business contact information. Once you sign up and join the community by anonymously sharing contacts, you can get access to over 200,000 company profiles and business contact emails at those companies—for free.
Startups.co by Interview With Josh Pigford; Founde.. - 1y ago
Josh Pigford, Founder + CEO of Baremetrics, shares what it means to be customer-focused—and how they’ve built strong relationships with their users. A major aspect of which is being smart when educating users of what's possible by delaying features until they're useful.
Startups.co by Caterina Fake; Founder @ Findery - 1y ago
One thing all startup founders can agree on: Constraints inspire creativity. The thing you look back on when comparing the thin time vs. the thick is that you were forced to be more creative about the products you built, smarter about who you hired and how your startup spent its time.