Startup

Economy Going Down? How Startups Can Thrive In A Bear Market

The earlier a startup is, the more buffered it’s from the ups and downs of public markets. But buffered doesn’t mean...
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Why We Invested in Resilient Lifescience — Preventing Opioid Ove...

Excited to announce our investment in Resilient Lifescience, which is taking on the opioid epidemic by developing a wearable system to...
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Raising A Startup Round At A Lower Valuation Than You Wanted?

Most startups will face the prospect of a lower valuation than they wanted at some point. Which is why raising too...
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Robotics In Life Science — A Hidden Gem For Startups (Part 1 of ...

Tau Ventures focuses on AI investments in healthcare and enterprise, but we are also fascinated by automation and very occasionally invest...
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Why We Invested in Salú – Health At Work

Excited to announce our investment alongside Softbank (Upload Ventures), Aggir and Norte in the now oversubscribed $2M seed of Salú, which...
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Firing People? 4 Practical Guidelines (And The 3 Questions) For Startu...

Hiring well is hard, firing is even harder, the person receiving the news has it hardest. Probably all CEOs at some...
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Multitasking: Best Practices To Leave And Found A New Startup?

The short answer is most definitely yes. While every situation is unique, the three cases below provide a framework around the...
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Correction Is Here? What To Expect On Startup Valuations And Round Dy...

The two years between Jan 1, 2020 to Jan 1, 2022 have been especially bullish for startup fundraising – (i) more...
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Under The Hood: How VC Funds Operate (And How That Is Changing)

This is an article meant primarily for entrepreneurs and LPs (limited partners i.e., those investing in a VC fund), albeit we...
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Perfecting Your Pitch Deck? 10 Practices For Entrepreneurs

Pitch decks are a topic of permanent debate, no matter how much has been written about them. As such, this article...
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Go To Market – 3 Ways Startups Can Hack It

At Tau we get 2,000+ decks per person per year. Many talk very well about the vision but often don’t talk...
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Convertible vs SAFE — 5 Practical Principles For Startups

Raising a round and considering whether to do convertible or SAFE? Remember that convertible is debt that turns into equity based...
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