‘Draper Esprit’s model enables it to deploy them right back into new investments, ensuring more of Europe’s best startups can raise funding.’
Developer marketing came up in our conversation with strategic marketing firm MKT1, so we called on content marketing production company Draft.dev’s CEO Karl Hughes to learn more.
What’s driving the venture capital market in the United States to be as hot as it has proven to be? FOMO, plus the constituent belief that trying to time the market is a mistake.
“There’s a bias for wanting to use what worked previously, but people forget… your customers and markets are totally different. You can’t just replicate.”
We’re taking a look at the early-stage venture capital market, this time through a European lens, helped by a few investors from the continent.
With as much seed capital as there is in the market today, we talked to investors about startups raising later Series As than before, while Series B rounds can happen incredibly rapidly.
You’d expect an expense management company to have a large sales department and advertise heavily. But like we’ve seen over and over, Expensify just doesn’t do what you think it should.
Take a close look at any ambitious startup and you’ll find pugnacity nestled in its core. Stubbornness and a bullheaded belief in the worth of what a company wants to bring to fruition is often the biggest driver of its success.
Expensify may be the most ambitious software company ever to mostly abandon the Bay Area as the center of its operations. The startup’s history is tied to places representative of San Francisco: The founding team worked out of Peet’s Coffee on Mission Street for a few months, then crashed at a penthouse lounge near the […]
The influence of a founder on their company’s culture cannot be overstated. Everything from their views on the product and business to how they think about people affects how their company’s employees will behave.