Groupon Tries to Broaden Its Appeal With Self-Serve Deal Tool

Inc Startups

In a move designed to grow the business, Groupon is giving some merchants the power to create their own daily deals. In the hopes of broadening its market, on Monday Groupon is launching its first self-service platform on , enabling small businesses to create their own deals.

Bring something to the party when working with others

Taffy Williams

You want to develop a business relationship with a potential partner, investor, or strategic interest. In a different situation, a prospective partner asked a company for a term sheet for a deal. The deal was to take place after a study was completed.

The Pre-Seed FAQ

K9 Ventures

They talk about how deal sizes and stages were changing even back then. If it doesn’t have the product fully baked yet? A Seed round today — like the Series A round of yesteryear — requires some kind of traction or product. They shouldn’t even be looking for a fully built product. Pre-Seed financing is typically used to accomplish two things: build a team, and build an initial product and prototype. Q: How are most Pre-Seed deals structured?


Launching Tech Ventures

Nymi - Ecosystem Mapping & Business Development Okalo Ikhena Himani Jain What Is Nymi? Develop potential business models (B2B vs B2C vs B2B2C). Propose potential partnerships and deal structures. Tools We Used and What we did: Ecosystem Mapping & Business Development Ecosystem Mapping - We broke apart the nymi to component parts and explored the software space and the different parts of the hardware.

Should You Co-Found Your Company With a Software Development Shop (2 of 2)?

David Teten

Should you co-found your company with a software development shop? I’ve talked with a number of software development shops who are eager to get into the business of cofounding companies, i.e., getting product revenue and equity instead of just consulting revenue.