3 Rules for Pitching Investors

It’s critical to focus on raising capital from people you actually want to learn from. It’s never about the money. It’s always about the advice.

How to Value Your Company

When your personal brand is your corporate brand, it is critical that you are presenting yourself in a consistent manner.

Lessons Learned at Female Founders Conference

Y Combinator’s Female Founder Conference couldn’t have come at a better time. Silicon Valley has been inundated with negative stories about the role women play in the region. Female Founders Conference gave us the other side of the story.

What Every Startup Founder Needs to Know About Acquisitions

The growing trend in early-stage M&A is to ditch the suits. According to Dealogic, 73% of acquirers utilized a formal investment banking firm in 2003. By 2013, only 31% of acquirers used a formal investment banking firm. Ironically, M&A volume has increased, not decreased.