Advice from a Venture Capitialist

Posted on Sa 06 Mai 2017 in misc • Tagged with Venture Capital, Startup Funding, Money • 2 min read

I’ve been following Howard and Fred on and off over the years. They’re old Web 2.0 veterans like me and have kept a blog going for over 10 years. It’s always nice to see continuity and recently I found a great interview of Fred at MIT …


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The Freemium Devil

Posted on So 11 Dezember 2016 in misc • Tagged with Marketing, Sales, Venture Capital • 4 min read

I recently read a great article on the Freemium model that resonated with me. It kept me thinking for several days afterwards about how some startups with freemium models “made it” and how others failed.  The difference between success and failure has become a very fine line indeed.

I completely …


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Taxis v2.0

Posted on Do 31 März 2016 in misc • Tagged with Startup, Venture Capital • 2 min read

I'm completely boggled by the vast amounts of money that's looking to be invested. It's been finding homes in Startups from AirBnB to Domo and Uber. The money raised by these Startups is so insane that Fortune dubs them unicorns. The king of the Unicorns is Uber.

Uber is ranked …


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Who has the biggest...raise?

Posted on Di 29 März 2016 in misc • Tagged with Domo, Slack, Tableau, Startup, Venture Capital, IPO • 1 min read

Venture Beat had an interesting article about Domo's recent raise, Tableaus's disappointing market guidance, and Slack raising $ to a possible $5 Billion valuation. The one thing I got out of all this is the following:

Beyond the money needed to invest in the business, one can begin to see that …


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Domo: We Didn't Need the Money

Posted on Do 24 März 2016 in misc • Tagged with Domo, Startup, Venture Capital, Slack • 2 min read

If you work at a startup eventually some of your colleagues will leave for another startup. Some of my old colleagues are now at startups like Fuze, Continnum and Domo, so I keep a lazy eye on any news from those companies. Yesterday a Series D raise was announced for …


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