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Chief People Officer Pitfall for Later Stage CEOs

OnlyOnce

A number of later stage CEOs I mentor have come to me over the years when they have a sub-par Chief People Officer and said something like “I’m going to put HR under my CFO.” The post Chief People Officer Pitfall for Later Stage CEOs appeared first on The Startup CEO blog. Or it’s you.

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Top 3 Mistakes Later Stage Founders Make

OnlyOnce

Last week , I blogged a podcast riff I did about the biggest mistakes early stage founders make and what to do about them. Here’s a summary of part 2 of what I said about later stage founders. I’m sure there are so many other top mistakes for later stage CEOs/founders.

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8 New Business Keys To Success For Real Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

You don’t have to be a heavily funded later stage startup to get access to “big data,” customer analytics, and metrics dashboards. Non-professional investors now use crowdfunding sites, like Indiegogo and Kickstarter , for similar access. Angel groups, accelerators, and incubators are pervasive.

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Why LP’s Passed on Seed Funds 10 Years Ago (And What’s Happened Since)

View from Seed

That said, we definitely don’t bank on this as a firm, even though we do see ourselves playing a multi-turn game with all of our later stage coinvestors. Or was this a convenient justification to get into the business, only to raise bigger and bigger funds and move upstream later?

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8 Tips For Getting Your Startup Right The First Time

Startup Professionals Musings

You don’t have to be a heavily funded later stage startup to get access to “big data,” customer analytics, and metrics dashboards. Non-professional investors now use crowdfunding sites, like Indiegogo and Kickstarter , for similar access. Angel groups, accelerators, and incubators are pervasive.

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Why I Invested in Gogii (textPlus) – My First Ever Later Stage Deal

Both Sides of the Table

This is a post I’ve been dying to write for 18 months. I invested in LA-based Gogii , one of the fastest growing, most exciting mobile social networking companies you’ve never heard of and maker of a product called textPlus. I know this because you’re not a young teenager.

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Seed Stage Funding 101: What it Is & How it Works

The Startup Magazine

This could be a proportion of the company’s equity or investment; in other instances, it could be a portion of its later-stage profits. Some return value must be offered to the investors for startup seed funding to be considered acceptable. This is because new companies and startups typically need a stable market position.