Venture Capital

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Top 21 VC Blogs Every Investor and Entrepreneur Should Follow

Top 21 VC Blogs Every Investor and Entrepreneur Should Follow

As an entrepreneur you’re constantly trying to better yourself and your startup. You know you don’t always have all the answers (At least I hope you think so), and you’re going to need help from people who have already gone through the journey. Additionally, as your startup gets ready to obtain funding, the process can(…)

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Waiting for an Angel

Waiting for an Angel

The talk of the town is WhatsApp getting bought by Facebook for $19 billion. This is big news in the budding startup ecosystem in Dhaka. It plays on the imagination of many a would be Aladdins dreaming of one day finding his magic lamp. All the trials and tribulations, the long hours, the lawsuits, the(…)

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5 Red Flags of Startups: Wasabi Ventures Part 6/6

5 Red Flags of Startups: Wasabi Ventures Part 6/6

I hope all of you enjoyed the series through the Wasabi Ventures Academy thus far. Personally, I found it a great refreshing tool on the startup world and I wanted to make sure what I had learned can be a resource for all of you who are treading on the path of entrepreneurship.  I also wanted to(…)

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Startup Finance 101: Wasabi Ventures Part 4/6

Startup Finance 101: Wasabi Ventures Part 4/6

Yesterday, we covered how to perform due diligence on startups. This is obviously helpful whenever you’re assessing a startup and whether or not it’s worth a closer look for a potential investment. So now, here you are, your friend wows you with his pitch. He has a rockstar team comprised of complementary talent. They have key(…)

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How to Conduct Startup Due Diligence: Wasabi Ventures Academy Part 3/6

How to Conduct Startup Due Diligence: Wasabi Ventures Academy Part 3/6

Hey everyone, I hope you all enjoyed my last two pieces with the “Top 5 Startups to Watch from CES 2014” and “How to be an Authority and Influencer”. On the agenda today we have “How to perform effective startup due diligence.” So without further adieu, let’s take a look at how to truly assess startups. 

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Brainstorming and Why Your Idea Doesn’t Matter: Wasabi Ventures Part 1/6

  Hey everyone, I hope everyone enjoyed my last post on “2014: the Year of the Entrepreneur” – The introduction of the Wasabi Ventures Academy. In it, we discussed how the essence of entrepreneurial spirit is greater than ever before and it’s time to act on it. Through my time thus far at Wasabi Ventures, I’ve(…)

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2014: The Year of the Entrepreneur – An Introduction to the Wasabi Ventures Academy

With one last look back at the great year that was 2013, we assert ourselves into a new beginning.  A new year is upon us, and for more reasons than I can count, I can’t help but feel optimistic. Winds of new beginnings fill the air, smiles form on faces with feelings of rejuvenation – a(…)

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