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Fundbox Wins Best Small Business Innovation Award At PYMNTS 2016 Innovator Awards

Fundbox, the leading cash flow optimization tool for small businesses, has won the Gold award in the Small Business Innovation category at the PYMNTS 2016 Innovator Awards. This award recognizes Fundbox as a leader and innovator in the small business […]

Kinduct and PhysiMax team up to help combat high injury rates in sport

Kinduct, a leading human performance software provider, and PhysiMax, a pioneer in real-time Athletic Movement Assessment are announcing a strategic partnership. This partnership will see the combination of Kinduct’s Human Performance Management platform and PhysiMax’s unique real-time, cloud-based assessment technology […]

Vital Connect + physIQ Partnership

Combined solution integrates Vital Connect’s clinical-grade biosensors and physIQ’s Personalized Physiology Analytics Read more

Protenus raises $4M Series A

Protenus, a health IT startup that works with health facilities to track, analyze and prevent data security breaches has raised a Series A to support the expansion of sales, marketing and implementation teams. North Dakota-based Arthur Ventures led the funding round […]

Staffly Helps Many Find Work

Staffly featured on the leading morning show in the SF Bay Area, KTVU. See more

Shopclues, an Indian E-Commerce Startup, Is the Latest Unicorn

Shopclues, an Indian e-commerce company, announced on Tuesday that it has closed a new funding round valuing it at $1.1 billion and making it yet another tech “unicorn.” Read more

The Erosion Of “Same Round, Same Price”

It seems most founders believe investors asking for “extras” on the side are simply greedy and short-sighted. While it’s easy to criticize investors, I believe this behavior is driven in large part as a response to conditions founders have created in […]

Battlefield Vet Staffly Snags $1.25 Million Seed Round

Staffly, an online retail staffing company that appeared in the TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield competition in September, announced that it has received $1.25 million in seed round funding today. Read more

What To Do If Your Lead Investor Asks For ESOP

As valuations continue to rise, early stage VCs are getting more “creative” with their deal structuring. In particular, I’ve seen a rise in requests for ESOP shares to be allocated to lead investors for their “value added services.” It’s common […]

Why VCs don’t invest in ‘good’ companies

Every VC says they are looking for great founders that are solving real problems in big markets. So why is it that so many “good” companies that seemingly meet these requirements still fail to raise money from VCs? Read more