• 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

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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  • November 13, 2014
Mistakes to avoid with your startup

Getting involved with startups requires a healthy amount of delusion. It’s usually why you’re the last person to know that your startup is dying. That didn’t happen for me. Here are the biggest mistakes I made: ...

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  • September 17, 2014
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“When you get to college, spend less time worrying about grades or girls. Grow your network instead.” -Hadi Partovi (President, Code)...

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  • September 04, 2014

"Time is expensive. If you’re not growing fast enough or you’ve lost your zeal, it may be time to call it quits. And if it’s not, by asking the question, at least you’ll remember what you’re fighting for." -Rahim Fazael, the founder of Involver ...

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