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The Secondary Market For Startups Is Rapidly Cooling

The secondary market which allow people to buy and sell unlisted shares is an important component of the startup world. By definition, shares and stocks of a startup are usually not listed in a trading exchange and therefore are quite illiquid. People find themselves owning shares of promising companies which they can’t resell easily. The […]

Not Raising Money Is Sometimes Better Than Not Raising Sufficiently

We had an interesting business case and dilemma in the last week where we saw an interesting startup that had quite a lot of potential. The company offers an intelligent system for hotels to better manage and communicate with their clients through their phones. You can use the system to order for example new towels […]

The Dance Of The Mighty Unicorns Is Nearly Over

Did you ever see a unicorn? We didn’t (at least not consciously). A unicorn in the startup world is a company which value has reached a billion dollar. In the tech world, few succeed and many fail. When a company is worth a $1bn and you did participate in its last round, you really (really, […]