• February 18, 2015
fundraising

This week, our Founder Dating featured advisor is Jack Smith, a UK transplant who now advises Coin, Survios, Trak and Grid. Jack blew into Silicon Valley in 2011 with Vungle, a mobile advertising startup he and co-founder Zain Jaffer squeezed into a batch at AngelPad. Vungle ended up raising more than $25M, and Jack followed up by co-founding Shyp,...

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  • February 11, 2015
Startup Fundraising Advisor - Tom Patterson

Tom Patterson is a seasoned CEO, investor and founder of Wize.com (acquired by Nextag) and Heighten, and has advised Dale Carnegie, Fixya, KIXEYE, IDG Ventures, GreatNonprofits, Threadsy, iCurrent. He has spent many years learning from real experience, training others in leadership, and and giving advice to budding entrepreneurs. This week, Tom shared with us some wisdom about fundraising. FD: What’s...

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  • February 05, 2015
original

You don’t have to have watched Jaws to know that sharks are intimidating, deadly creatures. A chance encounter is a constant fear anytime we enter oceanic waters. But the numbers tell a different story. Your chances of being attacked by a shark are just 1 in 11.5 million, according to the University of Florida’s International Shark Attack File. To...

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  • February 04, 2015
Form Circle - FD Success Story

Bob Graham and Chris Greenwood are both co-founders of Form Circle, the most innovative way to organize your forms and applications. The company was incorporated in January 11th, 2015. Though it is still pretty new in the market, it is already in its Beta stage with well over 100 users. "Do not try to build everything right away" - Chris Greenwood...

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  • January 28, 2015
toon-1061

For almost the last decade I’ve worked in and with tech companies where coding tests have been an accepted part of the interview process for engineers. Even a solid collection of references and a great portfolio was never enough to ensure you’re hiring right person. But a recent debate broke out on FD:Discuss about what kinds of coding tests are...

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