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Push & Start Africa – From The Back Of A Napkin To A Bankroll

The phenomenon of startups, rising and spreading worldwide, hasn’t bypassed Africa either. Sub-Saharan African startups now have their equity and debt-based crowdfunding platform Push and Start, which will help them penetrate and disrupt the market as well as bring some positive economic changes. Choosing entrepreneurs, startup hubs and incubators, Push and Start developed a different and new approach with adjusted, original concept. They developed an interesting avenue of interaction between startup founders, investors, professional service providers and mentors, and they also adopted a very simple agreement model for allocating equity.

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The Perfect Team Slide And Why It Matters

When an investors considers your company for investment at the earliest stages, who you are is so much more important than your idea. Your team is such a crucial part of your company’s success, and yet many teams omit their team slide or bludgeon it because they don’t feel they have anything interesting to add other than team photos and a job-title.

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How To Build A Financial Forecast That Will Look Attractive To Investors

Why should I build a financial forecast for my fundraising presentation? There is no way I can predict what kind of numbers I can hit in the next four years.

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Five Mistakes To Avoid When Approaching An Investor

All these investors claim that there are not enough opportunities out there to invest in, yet when I send them my business plan, I don’t even get a response.

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Investing In Startups – How Does It Work?

This is an introductory post to a mini series that analyzes the startup investment cycle: while this first post discusses what the cycle looks like in mature markets such as the Silicon Valley, the next post will analyze specifics of the cycle in the CEE region. Subsequent pieces will dig deeper into each phase and its CEE players, starting with Credo Ventures and the seed/venture investments.

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Jim Connor at CEED: Join the Investor Club, Next Best Thing to Being a Rock Star!

After Bob Rosenschein, Jim Connor held a lecture at the CEED Conference. Connor has been involved in software applications addressing the capital markets for the past 20 years in multiple roles.  He has been a CEO, CFO, Treasurer and angel investor and today serves as a Board Director and Treasurer of the Sand Hill Angels, […]

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Startup Week in Vienna Will Gather 100 Investors, 70 Speakers, 50 Startups and 1000 Guests with Netocratic’s Support!

Startup Week is the first European startup festival that will take place in Vienna, Austria between 3rd and 7th of October 2011. According to the organizers, Startup Week gather over 100 investors, 70 speakers, 50 startups and over one thousand guests! Of course, Netocratic will act as a media partner and we'll cover the entire festival for you. The most innovative startups from Germany, Austria and Central and Eastern Europe will have a chance to present their projects to more than 100 business angels and venture capitalists.

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Mate Knezović: How I convinced my mother and my clients that agrotech is the future

From a software user, he became an investor, and from an investor – a manager. Today, Mate Knezović is the COO of agricultural production management software AGRIVI. But it’s easy to win over the younger generations with technology, what about the older ones – have circumstances changed in the last couple of years?

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She’s a technical writer at Infobip, and her hobby is learning about emergency medicine

Writing technical documentation, researching medicine, and the pandemic caused by the coronavirus, might not sound... related, but Infobip's Sara Tilly has been combining them successfully for a long time. How does this approach to learning help her in her current job?

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Travel companies need to free up time for customer-centric activities – through digitalization

Are travel companies aware of the need to change and why this time it is imperative, how should they plan their digital transformation and what benefits should they expect from it? We sought answers from Iva Vodopija, Head of Sales Operations at Lemax, a travel Software-as-a-Service company from Croatia.