Exploring the consequences of prioritizing short-term gains over long-term trust and transparency in the startup world, as illustrated by Substack’s recent fundraising approach.
We can learn from the experiences of DTC and digital media to reinforce the importance of business model adaptability in the face of constant change.
The recent failure of Silicon Valley Bank will lead to fewer lending options and more onerous terms for startups. Here’s what you should do.
For many startups, the next 12 months will be challenging. Default Investable or Default Alive. Know which path you are on.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020 I delivered the webinar Startup Survival Strategy in the Coronavirus Era. This session was created just at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Topics covered include: Setting up an early warning system Understanding your KPIs and the connection to your cash flow Taking decisive action to protect your company Common […]
I recently wrote a post about the negative impact of the Casper IPO on investor sentiment in the Direct-To-Consumer (“DTC”) space. Anytime a company in a sector goes public at a valuation that is less than half the valuation of its last round, it’s going to ripple through the rest of the ecosystem. But there […]