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Startup Sunday: My thoughts on startup advisors and how much equity to give them

One of the questions we had in the early days of our startup was, first – should we bring on advisors? And second, if we do, how much equity should we give them? Like most things in life, we learned by doing and made some mistakes along the way. Going through Techstars was incredibly valuable […]

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Startup Sunday: Self-driving car startup Zoox raises another $500M

The self-driving car market is heating up and with five major players all competing to get driverless cars on the road, en mass. While you probably know that Uber and Lyft have been working on autonomous vehicles, and you might have heard that Google has something called Waymo, and GM has a Cruise, you might […]

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Breaking: Identity.com acquired by blockchain identity startup

It’s official, blockchain identity startup Civic has acquired Identity.com, and like many startups trying to land their top choice domain, they never thought they’d get it. In fact, that’s a direct quote from the co-founder and CEO of Civic: “I never thought we’d get it.” That’s Vinny Lingham, co-founder and CEO of the blockchain identity […]

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Startup founders – it’s time to be less paranoid about your pitch deck

Mark Suster, one of my favorite VCs (who also has an awesome blog) wrote a great article recently about how the age-old advice to send your pitch deck as a link probably is well, aged, old, and out of touch. This is something that we learned over time as we were raising for Bold Metrics; […]

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Warren Buffett says bitcoin is ‘rat poison’

Today: Warren Buffet, Bitcoin, Emotional Intelligence, Cannabis, Autism, Lawyers, Startups Generation X — not millennials — is changing the nature of work Today: Gen-X, Career, Branding, Monetizing Data, Bitcoin Medical Cannabis Treatment for Autism to Begin Clinical Trials Could clinical trials for a medical cannabis treatment for autism prove

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Must-read article for any startup with a remote culture (or thinking of building one)

I’m a big fan of a remote work culture. Ten years ago it was a challenge to pull off, now it’s becoming the new norm. Thanks to tools like Slack and Zoom, teams can now be distributed and still connect up, look at each other when they talk, and easily share and communicate in realtime. […]

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Why Bitcoin Is Going To Be Different This Time and … You’re not an asshole for saying no.

Today: Startups, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Time, Career, Cybersecurity, Serial Entrepreneurs The Thought Process Behind Startup Ideas 14 Rare Lessons on Raising Money From a Serial Entrepreneur With 30 Years of Pitching Experience A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories Take Your Time Back. * * * You’re not an asshole for saying no. Blockchain […]

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How to buy a domain name – here’s why nobody is responding to your domain name offers

I think the number one question that I get from startup founders who are trying to buy a domain name is, “why is nobody responding to my offers?” While super persistent people will keep firing off emails, a lot of entrepreneurs move onto another domain if they don’t hear back from a domain owner. While […]

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7 Lessons From Building a Blockchain Start-Up; Need a Good Mentor? Here’s How to Find One

Human Resources Policy at Startups: Free Docs; Amazon wants to be your bank too? Importance of Digital Marketing for Your Business; How tech start-ups have redefined the idea of company culture; Coinbase tells 13,000 users their data will be sent to the IRS soon; The Eightfold Path of the Legendary Trader; What’s so great about […]

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A nice start for .IO in 2018 as Matrix.io sells for $30,000

Well 2018 is already off to a pretty amazing start for .IO as Matrix.io took the cake as the top sale of the day on Monday selling for $30,000 on popular domain marketplace Park.io. The top sale of the day was Matrix.io which sold for $30,000 at Park.io. NameBio recorded 187 sales for a total of $131,750 with an […]

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