Investors

What Do VCs Look For In Their Own Investors aka LPs?

If an entrepreneur is looking just for money they should probably raise from sources other than VC. What good VCs do...
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So A VC Passed On You? 4 Ways To Turn The As*Hole Into An Ally

At Tau Ventures we get 4-5 pitches a day, almost a 1000 a year, and end up investing in 3-4.  A...
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Party Round? When Startups Should And Shouldn’t Take It

Party rounds, or mass syndication, is when a startup raises from multiple investors, none of which individually has a large enough...
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AI Startups + Fundraising = What Are The Metrics?

What do I need to show in order to raise my next round? All entrepreneurs face that question at some point...
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Startups And The Series A1 Trap

Hit the magical $1M ARR a year after your A but not so sure if you should be raising a B?...
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3 Reasons The SpaceX Starship Is a Good Investment

Seven years ago, Elon Musk released the Starship as the world’s first heavy lift fully-reusable launcher capable of interplanetary flight. Then...
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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin, Part 2

In Part 1, we analyzed the Ponzi financing model, and further study the paradigm shift of the three financing models. Today,...
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The Mystery that is Compound Interest

In my article “Why we need to teach Personal Finance” I have already alluded to the damage compound interest can do....
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Sparks Interview – W. Brian Arthur: A Historical Transformation Is T...

In this session of Sparks Interview, we are honoured to have the father of Complexity economics, W. Brian Arthur, with us...
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Ukraine: Politics, Business, and Corporate Feudalism

The world’s political landscape is constantly changing. Throughout centuries the rules of engagement have shifted from monarchy to social totalitarianism, consequently...
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Will the Cryptocurrency Industry be Dead or Alive? 

“Till the end of 2020, what do you think are the futures of the token market?” In early September, we had...
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4 Reasons Why Starlink is a Terrible Investment

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana  In 2015 Elon Musk presented Starlink as...
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