Venture Capital

Clone or Clown? Adaptation Vs Innovation For Startups Going From One Market Into Another

Society often celebrates the inventor, the lone genius or small group of people who comes up with a new insight. We...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Why We Invested In Banjo Health – Simplifying Medical Paperwork Through AI

  Excited to announce our investment alongside Epsilon Health Investors in the $5M series A in Banjo Health which employs artificial...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Why We Invested In Teiko — Mapping Immune Profiles To Improve Clinical Outcomes

Excited to announce our seed investment in Teiko.bio, which calculates an immune fingerprint for each person. Tau Ventures is an AI-first...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Ventures What? A Practical Guide For Entrepreneurs On What A VC’s Naming, Connections And Legal Framework Say

The more you understand about your VCs the better decision you can make. Obviously there are diminishing returns on how much...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Why We Invested In Iaso.ai — High Quality Telemedicine

Excited to announce our seed investment alongside Healthy.vc, Refactor Capital and Esther Dyson in Iaso.ai which helps reduce variability and increase...
Amit Garg
2 min read

No Needles? The Breakthrough Innovation Of Measuring Blood Sugar Non-Invasively

BBC Nov 19, 2018: Google halts glucose-sensing contact lens project Engadget Jan 12, 2021: Startup claims its new wearable can monitor...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Hiring For Your Startup? 5 Best Practices

Hiring effectively is both a science and an art. This article will cover five practical principles to make the life of...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Your Startup Is Doing Great? 5 Ways To Optimize The Fundraise Further

Examples of previous articles: Raising A Bridge Round — 3 Core Principles Insider Rounds — the Good, the Bad and the...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Deep Tech Dive #6 | Jai Malik General Partner of Countdown Capital

Building with Machine Ethics For this week’s Deep Tech Dive I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jai Malik, General Partner...
Andrew Kirima
7 min read

Why We Invested In RapidDeploy

Excited to announce our investment alongside Morpheus Ventures in the series B of RapidDeploy which provides a unified public safety workflow,...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Going Crazy Managing A Fundraise? 5 Practical Guidelines For Entrepreneurs

At Tau Ventures we believe the fundraising process is always a bit broken — it works for some startups some of...
Amit Garg
3 min read

A Failing Startup? 5 Best Practices

We often talk about what to do for your startup to succeed. But what to do when you have to call...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Fundraising Intermediaries? Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Do It, And Where It Still Makes Sense

When it comes to startup fundraising, using intermediaries is looked disfavorably in many if not most ecosystems. Three key reasons for...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Crowdfunding? 3 Principles For Entrepreneurs

Oculus. Glowforge. Flow. Exploding Kittens. Veronica Mars. Tile. The Coolest Cooler. BauBax. Fidget Cube. What do all of these companies have...
Amit Garg
1 min read

Why Founders Should (Mostly) Stay CEOs

Amazon. Apple. Google. Facebook. Microsoft. Oracle. What all these companies have in common is one of the founders was / is...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Be a Better Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurs always look for the right recipe to increase the odds of success. Steve Blank was probably one of the “recipe”...
Pierre Gaubil
3 min read

Pre-emptive round? 4 Ways To Decide How Startups Should Approach It

Someone wants to give you money before you start fundraising? When you still have cash in the bank? And you are...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Second Mover Advantage — 3 Key Principles To Succeed As A Fast Follower

Ask the general public and they will tell you being the first into a market is the key to winning. But...
Amit Garg
2 min read

Should I Take This Money? 5 Major Ways VCs Invest In You — And How To Think About It

VCs come in many different shapes: investment thesis, fund size, geographic focus, profit-motivated versus strategic returns, and how they invest. Indeed,...
Amit Garg
3 min read

Why Diagnostics Is Hard: Three Extra Challenges And How Startups Can Still Succeed

Diagnostics shares the same two key challenges as most of digital health. One, long sales cycles of 9-18 months into providers,...
Amit Garg
2 min read