Finance

History and Modernity of Algorithmic Trading

Algorithmic trading has a pretty interesting history. It may be common today, but the industry had to conquer many obstacles to...
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What’s Next for Darktrace? Can DARK Snap Out of its LSE Freefall...

Darktrace had been billed as a success story after its April 2021 listing on the London Stock Exchange accelerated 98.48% within...
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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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Why Your Cost of Goods Sold is So Very Important

Many companies don’t really understand what a cost of goods sold is and don’t calculate it correctly. I’m going to tell...
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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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How Smart Investors Use Alternative Intelligence Data to Discover Oppo...

Investors these days need all the edges they can get. Information is widely available, and there is no shortage of smart...
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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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Fiscal Policy v. Monetary Policy

If you want to understand taxes, inflation, spending and interest rates, you should know the difference between fiscal policy and monetary...
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Due Diligence in Context

Over the past weeks, several of you asked me about the classification of the financial due diligence within an M&A transaction....
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What can Fix the London Stock Exchange’s ‘Dinosaur’ ...

The prosperity of the London Stock Exchange has become increasingly essential to the economic wellbeing of the United Kingdom in the...
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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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One Question, Four Aspects

How to check if the business plan is integrated During your due diligence work in a M&A transaction, you will often...
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