Why Your Startup Needs an Advisory Board

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Never be the smartest person in the room. If you are, then you’re in the wrong room. That’s one piece of advice I would give to all entrepreneurs. As a founder, the talent you hire at your startup is crucial. While difficult to attract and retain any … Read more

Start-ups’ optimism hits hard reality

This masthead can also confirm layoffs at police software maker Mark43, after former staff posted online saying it had made an entire team redundant, payments company Zepto and medical management company Perx Health. (Mark43 did not answer repeated requests for comment and NSW Police, which it supplies, declined to comment. Chris Jewell, Zepto’s chief executive, … Read more

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Search Quotes, News, Mutual Fund NAVs Reliance INE002A01018, RELIANCE, 500325 ONGC INE213A01029, ONGC, 500312 IOC INE242A01010, IOC, 530965 LIC India INE0J1Y01017, LICI, 543526 Zomato INE758T01015, ZOMATO, 543320 Search Quotes, News, Mutual Fund NAVs Reliance INE002A01018, RELIANCE, 500325 ONGC INE213A01029, ONGC, 500312 IOC INE242A01010, IOC, 530965 LIC India INE0J1Y01017, LICI, 543526 Zomato INE758T01015, ZOMATO, 543320 According to the finance minister, while the government does not grudge … Read more

Wilco’s $7 million seed deck – TechCrunch

What’s a poor, freshly minted developer to do when they’re out of coding boot camp but don’t have any real-life experience? You step into the world of simulation. That’s the basic premise of what Wilco offers. Last week, I covered the company’s $7 million seed funding round, and the company’s CEO, On Freund, was gracious … Read more

Should startups hire multitaskers or domain experts?

A startup’s success can depend on both its product and having the right people. And as we have established in the past, hiring isn’t easy.  It is time-consuming, cost-extensive, and can be a tricky business. Furthermore, the right team can help a startup’s likelihood of raising external investments.  Ankur Bansal, Co-founder and Director at VC … Read more

How to Fundraise in a Bear Market

A few weeks ago, Wonny Lee set out to raise a seed round for his Korea-inspired e-commerce fragrance brand, Elorea, which he founded with his wife Su min Park, in 2021. A veteran of the direct-to-consumer space — he was the head of marketing at sneaker brand Greats, which sold to Steve Madden in 2019 … Read more

TLcom Capital Names Eloho Omame As Partner

TLcom, the Africa-focused venture capital firm, has appointed Eloho Omame as a Partner, bolstering its capabilities as it ramps up deployment of TIDE Africa Fund II, its new $150mn pan-African tech fund. As well as focusing on the firm’s traditional remit of seed to Series B investments in high-growth, tech-enabled startups, Eloho will bring more … Read more

9 Entrepreneurship Lessons You Can Learn From Golf

/> The golf course may seem an unlikely place to pick up entrepreneurship lessons. But having played the game for more than four decades and interacting with people associated with it, I can vouch that golf holds out essential lessons for young entrepreneurs. From the importance of a pilot project before launching, to learning why … Read more

This Elevation-backed startup is addressing spiritual and devotional needs of people

Devotional content has always been popular in India. With the rise of smartphones in the recent years, it has become easy and convenient for people to access devotional and spiritual content anywhere, anytime.  Betting on this trend is serial entrepreneur Prashant Sachan, who launched AppsForBharat in 2020 in Bengaluru. Prashant, who previously co-founded community-based social … Read more