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Should I Take This Money? 5 Major Ways VCs Invest In You — And H...

VCs come in many different shapes: investment thesis, fund size, geographic focus, profit-motivated versus strategic returns, and how they invest. Indeed,...
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Why Diagnostics Is Hard: Three Extra Challenges And How Startups Can S...

Diagnostics shares the same two key challenges as most of digital health. One, long sales cycles of 9-18 months into providers,...
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Virtual Fundraising For Startups — A Q&A

Q&A with Eileen Wu Raise Partners CEO and Sand Hill Network Co-Founder, Former CNN and CNBC Reporter/Producer Has virtual fundraising leveled...
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Venture Capital is for the Elite only

Our economy has changed. I see three significant trends. A significant number of youngsters, freshly out of school, want to become...
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Why We Invested In Labelbox aka “The Pickaxe” Of The AI Re...

We just invested in Labelbox as part of their $40M series C led by B Capital, here is some of the...
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Plato, tech giants, and start-ups have a secret recipe in common

If I asked you, what you think, ancient Greek philosophy and modern innovation practice have in common, you would probably answer...
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Why We Invested In Decoded Health aka “A Medical Resident In You...

In January we invested in Decoded Health as part of their $4.5M seed led by Sierra Ventures. Tau Ventures is an...
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Synthetic Biology — Golden Land Of Startups?

Synthetic biology is the branch of biotech that is about creating new biological parts from scratch or from templates in nature....
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Optimism is a double edge sword

Let’s agree, there is a thin line between reality and hallucination. To be an entrepreneur, you need to be delusional, and...
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Synthetic Equity — Pros > Cons For Startups?

In the US, limited liability corporations (LLCs) are a recent phenomenon — Wyoming pioneered them in 1977, the IRS issued comprehensive...
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Is Silicon Valley Dying? No And Why It Still Makes Sense For Entrepren...

There are these headlines: Aug 26, 2020: Palantir’s Bay Area move makes Denver the city to watch amid Silicon Valley’s exodus...
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Disaggregation of the Hospital – A Counterintuitive Opportunity ...

Tau Ventures is a seed-focused fund investing in applied AI in digital health, enterprise and automation (cars, robots). We think a...
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