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Buy/Hold/Sell In Venture Capital

Obviously, it’s not optimal to invest the same amount per company in a VC portfolio. Given the often binary returns within VC portfolios, there are usually companies that get more than 2–3x in reserves, and some end up with none. So how […]

Israeli Tyto Care raises $11 million with an astounding solution for parents

Israel-based medical device company Tyto Care announced on Tuesday that they have raised $11 million in their most recent round of funding. The company has developed a mobile platform that allows parents to perform medical checks at home. Doctors can […]

PhysiMax Provides Real-Time Biomechanics Analysis For Athletes

In the back of every athletes mind is the haunting risk of injury.  Sport related injuries can occur as a result of physical contact with another player or due to improper movement or technique. PhysiMax, an Israeli sports technology company, is […]

Read This Before Meeting VCs For Pre-Pitch “Advice”

Before scheduling pre-pitch “advice” meetings with VCs, make sure you follow these three rules of thumb. Read more

Three Reasons Your Term Sheet May Fall Through

So you’ve made it past all the VC grilling and received a term sheet. Congratulations! But don’t celebrate just yet. Term sheets are non-binding, and even though they should signify a VC has conviction in investing in you and is ready to move towards closing, they fall through more often […]

Ovuline raises $3.2M to help even more women make even more babies

Ovuline, the Boston-based developer of apps designed to help women track their fertility and pregnancy, has raised $3.2 million in a new funding round, according to chief executive Paris Wallace. The company submitted filings to the Securities and Exchange Committee on Friday. Read more

Clue to the future: A challenger emerges in Indian e-commerce

In what pitches it against India’s three biggest e-commerce names — Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal —  mass market online marketplace Shopclues has been aggressively adding sellers and building its catalogue. In the last one year, it has overtaken Snapdeal in […]

Blue Cross partners with Ovuline to personalize insurance for members

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has partnered with fertility and pregnancy app Ovuline to offer insurers a better way to connect with their patients. Developed as a pilot in February with an undisclosed amount of funding from Blue Cross […]

Is Competition Really For Losers?

While declaring “competition is for losers” has become fashionable among unicorn-chasing VCs, most founders still reject this line of thinking. They know there is a gray area, and that large markets with multiple similar companies can produce multiple success stories. Nevertheless, any startup […]

Online Lenders Offer a Faster Lifeline for Small Businesses

Yaniv Liron has pulled cash and credit from every available source to keep his 11-year-old web design and development business, Lumina, running smoothly — a situation familiar to many small-business owners. Even though his company, in New York City, is established […]