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Cyrus Mozayeni

Lightspeed Venture Partners

Lightspeed Venture Partners is a multi-stage venture capital firm focused on accelerating disruptive innovations and trends.

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When to Renovate Your Office and Why It Matters

The Startup Magazine

One of the challenges of running a successful business is knowing when to invest your money and where it can do the most good. On paper, it seems like the smartest option is to always pump as much money as possible into productivity, marketing, and sales, as this maximizes profits and ensures that the essentials all get covered. However, sometimes it’s necessary to invest your business funds elsewhere, such as in your commercial space.

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How do you pay an early-stage board?


Give one percent equity to each outside board member vesting over two to four years of service. Many early-stage CEOs and board members have asked for some guidance regarding pay and time commitments for board members. Here is my best advice, based upon many boards and many years. Pay early-stage board members of companies that are not lifestyle businesses one percent of the fully diluted equity in the form of an option that vests over two to four years of service.

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AI – Imaginary Friends

Start Up Blog

Kids imaginary friends are now all too real… We build what we imagine In technology, we build what we imagine: the horseless carriage, fixed-wing aircraft, humanoid robots … and kids often have imaginary friends. But now, they don’t have to just live inside one’s head; we can make them real. I was recently listening to one of my favourite podcasts with Kevin Roose, who built an entire cohort of imaginary AI friends.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Every startup and innovation project exists within an ecosystem that either helps or hurts that project. As innovation managers, we need to keep a pulse of that ecosystem and make sure we're helping those innovation projects we're managing every step of the way. In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in

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Pheon Therapeutics

Lightspeed Venture Partners

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Earn More in Your Retail Business with Re-Commerce

Duct Tape Marketing

Earn More in Your Retail Business with Re-Commerce written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing The Duct Tape Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast, I interviewed Patton Gleason, the founder and CEO of Relay Goods. With over 20 years of experience in the outdoor and run specialty industry, Gleason has deep expertise in physical retail, e-commerce, logistics, and operations.

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