Understanding Pre & Post Money Valuations As A New Startup Founder

Understanding the difference between pre-money and post-money startup valuations is very straight forward, especially if you have the difference explained to you by someone who is engaged in the startup ecosystem. As someone who Mentors student entrepreneurs, both at the High School and University level, as well as a number of other people interested in …

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37+ Tools & Services I Used To Launch & Start Growing My Startup

Every year Martech release their “Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic” and this years edition shows that there are now more than 6,000 Software as a Service tools for startups and businesses to choose from. With so many options finding the right tool or service for your startup can be a challenge! Even just finding a tool …

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I Didn’t “Choose” To Be A Startup Founder – Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made

I didn’t “choose” to be a startup founder or entrepreneur. It is something I have always had (and wanted) to do. It may be hard for people who aren’t entrepreneurially inclined to understand but I have always known that being an entrepreneur was something within me. It wasn’t something I was taught. It wasn’t something …

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Why Task Pigeon Is An Effective Task Management Tool For Startups

As the Founder or CEO of a new startup you undoubtedly have a lot on your plate. The number of tasks you and your startup need to complete on a daily, weekly and monthly basis seems to grow exponentially. That’s why startups (and established companies alike) often turn to task management solutions like Task Pigeon. …

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Startup Founders Are Often Blind To What Competition Really Is

All startups face competition, but not all startup founders want to admit it. I’m not 100% sure why but lots of startup founders have a “funny” point of view when it comes to competition. They don’t believe it exists anywhere near to the extent that it actually does. I have been starting businesses for over …

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4 Current (And Former) Tech Startup CEO’s Who Will Be Glad 2017 Is Now Behind Them

By and large technology companies had an amazing 2017. The NASDAQ was up 28.2% for the year, and numerous startups raised multi-hundred and even billion dollar rounds of funding at record valuations. But while the majority of Tech CEO’s had something to celebrate, there are more than a handful of current (and now former) CEO’s …

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