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Are you looking for strategic or financial investors?

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You need to be aware of the rationale of each investor type before starting the process. And there’s even an invisible third party. I’ve worked on many transactions. In each transaction, there are various stakeholders....
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Medicine, Paperwork And How Startups Can Help

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If images speak a thousand words the following ones will illustrate the point resoundingly. A) We spend more on healthcare as a % of our GDP than other comparable countries: B) Higher administrative costs is very...
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Have A Startup Idea? How To Raise A Pre Seed

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The term pre seed has really become institutionalized in the last couple years, before that the idea / powerpoint stage wasn’t called by any other specific name. Let’s delve into definitions before  1) Definitions There is...
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Why We Invested In HeyRenee - Personal Health Assistant

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Quiet Capital, Mucker Capital, Fika Ventures, Global Founders Capital, SaaS Ventures and Founders First in the $3.8M seed round of HeyRenee — your personal care concierge. HeyRenee is a first-ever...
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Help Your Brand Be the Top One That People Desire

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Awareness is the first step to attract customers and build loyalty Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash True tests of a brand’s success are when people think of you by name instead of the competition. “Brand awareness...
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Clone or Clown? Adaptation Vs Innovation For Startups Going From One Market Into Another

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Society often celebrates the inventor, the lone genius or small group of people who comes up with a new insight. We heap praise upon the innovators, those who take the inventions and make them...
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Why We Invested In Banjo Health – Simplifying Medical Paperwork Through AI

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  Excited to announce our investment alongside Epsilon Health Investors in the $5M series A in Banjo Health which employs artificial intelligence in prior authorization (PA) i.e., reduces medical paperwork. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
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#1 Thing I Need to See in a Startup— from a Venture Capitalist

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- What do you need to see in a company before you’ll invest? - What is the main reason startups fail? I’m not a venture capitalist but I have started and bought many companies. Some failed....
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Entrepreneurship Podcasts and the Creative World of Business

The public's perception of entrepreneurship is skewed. News stories on entrepreneurship often give inordinate focus to 'buzzy' businesses whose size and disruptive force threaten to upend whole industries. Every article about entrepreneurship seems obsessed...
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Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

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Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley investing primarily in mature seed, typically when there is...
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Doing Right Things First Pays Off In the Long Run

Create brands that hold onto your loyal customers for a lifetime Taking the easy way out might save time and effort in the short term, but you usually have to exert wasted resources later by...
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Why Data-Driven and Technical Marketing Outperforms Traditional Social Media Marketing

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When brands consider how to best utilize their marketing budget, many tend to overestimate the influence of social media. While social media can have a sizable benefit towards brand awareness, if marketing efforts cover...
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Ventures What? A Practical Guide For Entrepreneurs On What A VC’s Naming, Connections And...

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The more you understand about your VCs the better decision you can make. Obviously there are diminishing returns on how much time you spent analyzing versus executing, but my experience as both an entrepreneur...
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Live Streamers Score Highest With Clear Calls to Action

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Find your audience and connect with them where they are active Live streaming need not be intimidating. Thanks to technology that makes everything easier than ever, streamers can concentrate where it counts — on their...
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Why We Invested In Iaso.ai — High Quality Telemedicine

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Excited to announce our seed investment alongside Healthy.vc, Refactor Capital and Esther Dyson in Iaso.ai which helps reduce variability and increase quality of telehealth consultations. Tau Ventures is an AI-first fund in Silicon Valley...
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Investors Ask Many Questions About Your Financials

Here’s a comprehensive guide. Everything you need to know Working in a segment that supports investors during the investment process (Due Diligence) and the decision-making process, I often see sellers underestimating the sales process or...
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Inventor Vs Innovator — What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Who Builds Vs Who Wins?

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Let’s start with three key principles: Principle 1: Inventors create a technology. Innovators bring the technology in everyone’s hands. Sometimes inventors and innovators are the same people. More often they are not. You can guess...
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Be Sure People Trust Your Brand As the One for Them

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Not all reviews are created equal. Yet, good, bad or indifferent, Google and other search engines rely on reviews to help the algorithms understand the relationship of brands to their audience. Marketers keen to see...
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How Artificial Intelligence is bridging the gap for Nonprofit Digital Transformation

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Funding remains the biggest challenge for most nonprofit organizations. Sadly, during the pandemic, 83% of charitable organizations saw a decrease in revenue and contributions compared to the previous year. As a result, nonprofits also...
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Deep Tech Dive #9 | Maciej Rudziński CEO of Brainattach

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Unlocking The Brain Through Gaming For this Deep Tech Dive, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Maciej Rudziński, CEO of Brainattach. A brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) company from Poland focused on creating an EEG...