It’s amazing that in 2020, many Silicon Valley VC firms are still overfeeding monsters, instead of putting them on a more nutritional diet. Let’s discuss it
So what is a startup actually anyway? Everyone and his/her dog have an opinion on the definition of a startup, but actually its not so easy to provide one definitive answer.
Calling all you dreamers, doers, startuppers and investors. Everybody stop what you’re doing and listen. Get your diaries out and pencil in the inaugural Scale-up Greece Meetup in there for January 9th. The time? At 7 pm, or 19:00 hrs.
In recent months, all the key players at the heart of Greek entrepreneurship are talking about the EquiFund program. And with good reason.
Can Venture Capital really end the Greek brain drain? The short answer, in our humble opinion, is yes.
The short answer to the above question is no. Surprised? Well you shouldn’t be. Let me give you the long answer on this always-hot topic for startups. “Young people are just smarter,” said a certain Mark Zuckerberg in 2007. Yes, but that doesn’t necessarily make them more successful entrepreneurs.
So here we are, the business end of 2017. Most companies are typically winding down for the holidays at this time of year. Or simply making sure they have their end-of-year-report ducks in a row. Not us. We have growth on our mind.
On the face of it, I can give you 19 billion reasons why European startups are doing better than ever. Because that’s the record amount of money (in USD) they stand to receive from global investors by the end of this year.
Capital efficiency. It’s almost become a dirty phrase in recent years. A lost art, if you like.
What did they Angel Investor say to the VC firm? “We’re not so different you and I.”And you know, something. It’s not at all far from the truth.