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22 female angel investors every startup founder should know

22 female angel investors every startup founder should know

angel investors” /> For early-stage startups seeking capital, an investment from an angel investor can make all the difference when getting your company off the ground. While both angel investors and venture capitalists often invest in early-stage companies, angel investors give from their own money, often in smaller amounts. Early-stage entrepreneurs often recommend seeking out these personal investments because they come with different expectations than venture funds, which typically expect to see return in 10 years or less. We’ve rounded up some of the most active female […]

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In less than 4 years, this entrepreneur built a $23 billion company and became one of the richest people in China. Here's what he knew that most entrepreneurs don't

In less than 4 years, this entrepreneur built a $23 billion company and became one of the richest people in China. Here's what he knew that most entrepreneurs don't

Colin Huang is the founder and CEO of a shopping app called Pinduoduo, which is used by as many as five million people in China every day. When Huang’s company went public in late July at $24 a share, it was valued at just under $24 billion, making Huang the 12th richest person in all of China. All of this took him less than three and half years. While it may seem as though Huang’s success occurred overnight, one early investor in Huang’s company, Ron Cao of […]

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A VC behind $5 billion Slack shares what it takes to convince him to write million dollar checks to startups looking for investors

A VC behind $5 billion Slack shares what it takes to convince him to write million dollar checks to startups looking for investors

GV general partner Dave Munichiello has met a lot of founders, and his favorites always have one thing in common.   The best of the lot are open and vulnerable when pitching investors, Munichiello said. The worst leave the room, and he has no idea who they really are or what they’re like. It all comes down to why GV is investing. Munichiello wants to work with startups that are open to experimenting and solving problems — and you can’t do that if you think you’re already the […]

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