How Much Angel Investing is Too Much for Founders?

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On other hand, too much time investing is a signal to others that the highest ROI of your time isn’t as a founder. That you might make more money, for less stress, investing in someone else’s company — than your own. CEOs you invest in want your time, and advice, which is great.

Declan Kelly Joins Techstars Investment Team

TechStars

With 11 Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator programs in Europe and the Middle East, Techstars has a portfolio of close to 350 companies and invests in nearly 110 startups in EMEA annually. Kelly will play an instrumental role in working with Techstars’ portfolio companies, Techstars managing directors and the investment community to foster connectivity across the region. About Techstars Announcements Declan Kelly EMEA investment team investments investors

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My Top 8 Mistakes Investing in SaaS Startups

SaaStr

My biggest mistakes in SaaS investing actually in the end haven’t been truly costly because, in the end, power laws mean your winners overwhelm your losers if you do it right. But still I have screwed up a number of investments. Investing when the CEO was a bit of a B.S.

Investing in OpenSea

Andreessen Horowitz

You can transfer it, sell it, collateralize it, lend … The post Investing in OpenSea appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. NFTs are blockchain-based records that uniquely represent pieces of media.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Investing in Whatnot

Andreessen Horowitz

Today, everything from a legacy department store to your local grocery store to a faraway fashion boutique is “online” at your … The post Investing in Whatnot appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Optimism

Andreessen Horowitz

Since May of 2020, the capacity used per block (a strong proxy for demand) has stabilized near 98% , meaning the … The post Investing in Optimism appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Our Investment In Emotive

Mucker Capital

Mucker’s first meeting with Emotive happened in November of 2018, though our initial investment wouldn’t happen until 18 months later in May 2020 when we would lead their Series A.

Investing in Lowkey

Andreessen Horowitz

Built … The post Investing in Lowkey appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. The next big social network will likely emerge from games. People of all ages are increasingly spending more and more time with friends in virtual worlds.

Investing in Maven

Andreessen Horowitz

Maven works with the world’s leading creators to help them create online courses, organized into multi-week programs that bring a group … The post Investing in Maven appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

How to Choose an AI Vendor

This report explores why it is so challenging to choose an AI vendor and what you should consider as you seek a partner in AI.

Investing in Firstbase

Andreessen Horowitz

Within weeks, many of us realized we needed a better chair, and then a better desk, a monitor, a keyboard, better lighting, … The post Investing in Firstbase appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Wrapbook

Andreessen Horowitz

What … The post Investing in Wrapbook appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. Project-based workers are an exploding population: 59 million Americans performed freelance work in 2020, representing 22% year-over-year growth and 36% of the total workforce.

Investing in Firefly Health

Andreessen Horowitz

Vertically-integrated “payviders” (groups that both pay for services, like an insurer would, and administer those services, like a provider would) are emerging as … The post Investing in Firefly Health appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Clubhouse

Andreessen Horowitz

He told me about a new startup he was building—a mobile-first social … The post Investing in Clubhouse appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. When I first met Paul Davison, it took about 10 seconds to realize he was one of the most charismatic, energetic founders I’d met in a long time.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow-up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Investing in Labster

Andreessen Horowitz

Sure, over the … The post Investing in Labster appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Greenlight

Andreessen Horowitz

Increasingly, social and … The post Investing in Greenlight appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. Online share of commerce is growing rapidly, especially with children and teens. In the U.S.,

Investing in Eco

Andreessen Horowitz

Technology … The post Investing in Eco appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. One of the challenges in any new industry — crypto being no exception — is building things that are not just cool for the sake of cool, but that manage to reach and delight a broad set of users.

Investing in Current

Andreessen Horowitz

adults who earn $75k or less are unserved or underserved by their existing banks, which … The post Investing in Current appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. The traditional banking system in the U.S. is broken, especially for the third of Americans living paycheck to paycheck.

Forrester Research Report: How Sales and Marketing Intelligence Drive Improved Business Outcomes

In 2019, DiscoverOrg commissioned Forrester Consulting to evaluate sales and marketing intelligence practices in the B2B space. The primary takeaway? Forrester found only 1.2% of companies achieved a score indicating maturity in data management practices. However, organizations are fighting back - and winning.

What Top Metrics do VC Funds Track After They Invest?

SaaStr

Q: What are the top portfolio company metrics that VCs track post-investment? The post What Top Metrics do VC Funds Track After They Invest? In practice, there are just a few: ARR. Where is the company in terms of revenue. Growth Rate. How fast is it growing.

Investing in UserLeap

Andreessen Horowitz

We are big believers in product-led growth and think for many companies it is a superior go-to-market because it incentivizes companies to invest in building a product that delights users above all else.

Investing in Headway

Andreessen Horowitz

Despite the increase in prevalence of mental health needs , access to mental health coverage has … The post Investing in Headway appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Mem

Andreessen Horowitz

But counting on luck isn’t a strategy, and organizing all the information in our … The post Investing in Mem appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. I was supposed to do something last week. If I’m lucky, I’ll remember what it was. If I’m really lucky, I’ll remember the context around it.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

The survey results confirm that embedding analytics is well worth the investment. must continue to invest in analytics. have decided to increase their investments in the next year. continue to invest. they will continue to invest in the coming year. 2018 STATE OF.

Investing in Bitski

Andreessen Horowitz

NFTs represent one of … The post Investing in Bitski appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. Why shouldn’t buying NFTs be as easy as buying a t-shirt or in-game items with my credit card? Why shouldn’t selling one as part of a brand be as easy as setting up a Shopify store?

Investing in SeedFi

Andreessen Horowitz

For many Americans, this story will sound familiar: You’re squeaking … The post Investing in SeedFi appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. There are over 100 million people in the U.S. living paycheck to paycheck.

Investing in Cider

Andreessen Horowitz

I was intimidated by fashion and used clothes … The post Investing in Cider appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Belong

Andreessen Horowitz

A horizontal platform typically … The post Investing in Belong appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

They invest time and money in a quick- fix tool, such as a bolt-on analytics that. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded.

Twelve Years of Investing in Women

TechStars

I began investing in women over a decade ago. It was a major part of my investing thesis. And I invested. I invested in businesses that I believed had a huge opportunity that could grow to be worth $100M or more. I have invested in many founders who have had children while building their companies, and guess what? I believed that I would make a solid return on every single woman I invested in. Many of the companies I have invested in have done it.

Investing in Starburst

Andreessen Horowitz

But we are still in the early innings of data … The post Investing in Starburst appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Capitolis

Andreessen Horowitz

Banks are heavily regulated, more so in the wake of the 2008 global financial … The post Investing in Capitolis appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Investing in Rewatch

Andreessen Horowitz

We’ve long been excited about this growing trend of video for work (as evidenced by our investment in companies like Hopin , Loom , Mux , and Tandem ) and in the future, … The post Investing in Rewatch appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

dropping on a low-value feature (Feature C), you may want to stop investing in it. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue.

How Important Are Happy Employees When VCs Invest?

SaaStr

Do startup investors care about how employees are treated where they invest? Last week, I literally was on a back-door reference call for a $250m+ valuation investment (not a company where I am an investor) where a late-stage VC did not invest just for this reason.

Investing in Zus Health

Andreessen Horowitz

… The post Investing in Zus Health appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. A Healthcare Internet, For Real This Time.

Investing in Loom

Andreessen Horowitz

consumers watch 100 minutes of online video per day , and most of this is asynchronous – think YouTube … The post Investing in Loom appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz.

Battery Ventures: VC Investments Are Way Up. But Deals Aren’t.

SaaStr

Battery Ventures’ data says while VC investment $$$ are on fire — they aren’t going into more startups. The post Battery Ventures: VC Investments Are Way Up.

The Mindset of An Investor Today - Arlan Hamilton

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and top VCs as they look at the trends and perspectives on investing in today’s climate.