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March 3, 2018

SXSW Rooftop Escape

Did you miss it? Wildcat Venture Partners held our 3rd Annual Startup Mixer on Monday, March 12th, during the SXSW Interactive Festival. This year, we…

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February 2, 2018

Bryan Stolle to lead Panel at SXSW 2018

Startup Culture: Where do we go from here? There’s been a well-documented breakdown in the culture and values of Silicon Valley. From Uber’s founder’s threats,…

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March 3, 2017

Bryan Stolle to speak at SXSW 2017

Bryan Stolle will be speaking on the following panel at SXSW 2017. Psychopaths in Silicon Valley: A Guide Whether you’re living the startup life or…

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December 12, 2016

PRTech’s growth could mean more integration with marketing technologies

In 2014, I made a case for PRTech and the opportunities that lie therein. Since I wrote the article, PRTech has seen explosive growth, a…

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October 10, 2016

Coupa Software investor on what its big IPO might mean to others

Bryan Stolle is one of the happy venture investors who celebrated Coupa Software's IPO success last week. He led the San Mateo startup's Series D funding…

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October 10, 2016

InsureTech Guest Speaker Bryan Stolle

Rapid technological innovation along with an in escapable shift in consumer behavior is creating nothing short of a revolution. Those who don’t change won’t just lose business;…

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September 9, 2016

To Stretch Or To Sandbag, That Is The Question

When it comes to planning and goal-setting, perhaps the most basic and often vexing question is where to set the bar. One school of thought…

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September 9, 2016

Raising The Next Round (Part II)– Proving Minimal Viable Traction (MVT)

“I know it when I see it,” said Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, talking about pornography.  Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs get much the same answer from…

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June 6, 2016

Raising The Next Round — Proving Minimal Viable Repeatability (MVR)

When an entrepreneur takes investor money, they are expected to deliver on the plan and milestones they “sold” to investors during the fund-raising process. These…

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May 5, 2016

Apps to help organize student debt

Managing your student loan debt can be difficult at times, CNBC’s Sharon Epperson highlights a few apps for college grads that will help organize their…

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May 5, 2016

Bosses Turn to Loans to Help Employees

Pam Dimitro, the controller at JNET Communications LLC, realized employees were often turning to payday lenders or high-interest credit cards in a financial pinch. So…

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May 5, 2016

Where Angels Fear to Tread – How Angels Get Screwed in The Startup Game

An angel investor friend recently got a bit of hard news – they were going to get significantly less on a recent acquisition of an…

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January 1, 2016

8 Key Startup Lessons-Learned 2015 Style

As we kick-off 2016, I reached out to my entrepreneur network and asked, “What was your biggest ‘lesson learned’ last year?” Introspection is a very…

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November 11, 2015

Tuition.io Secures $5M in Series A Financing from MassMutual Ventures and Wildcat Venture Partners

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November 11, 2015

Online Lender Earnest Raises $275 Million; Has Originated $400 Million In Loans This Year

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October 10, 2015

Zebit Launches To Provide No-Cost Financing To The Underserved; Secures $10 Million In VC

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zebit, Inc. today launched the first fully automated payment system that provides zero-interest credit to the 68 million Americans…

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October 10, 2015

9 Reasons Why Now Is The Time For Fintech

Next week is Money 20/20 in Vegas, a conference that is fast becoming the Fintech confab.  This conference’s remarkable growth (5x in four years) parallels the emergence…

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September 9, 2015

Headhunting Basics (Part 1) — When to Engage a Professional Search Firm

At some point, a startup will exhaust the founders’ networks for recruiting/hiring purposes, and must turn to professional recruiters to fill key positions. When the…

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August 8, 2015

Don’t panic, startups: Advice from veteran VCs who weathered the dot-com bust

It has been an erratic week for the global markets, but should startups be concerned? Depends who you ask. “Worrying about the stock market at…

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May 5, 2015

Business Software Giant To Buy Boulder’s Rally Software In $480 Million Deal

Business software giant CA Technologies is buying Boulder-based Rally Software Development Corp. in a $480 million deal announced Wednesday. New York City-based CA (Nasdaq: CA) said Rally agreed to…

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April 4, 2015

Startup Cooking: 5 Ways to Manage Like Joe Torre, Former New York Yankees Manager

It’s baseball season again, so what better than a blog with a baseball theme? I ran across a piece a while back about how Joe…

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April 4, 2015

The Gender Bias Question In Technology and the Tech Startup World

I was asked to help address the tech/startup gender bias question a couple of times recently at SxSW in Austin. The first opportunity was as a…

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March 3, 2015

10 Lessons from The Pitch: How to Pitch Your Startup and Win, SxSW Style

Mark Twain is often associated with the quote, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter." It was in fact Pascal…

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March 3, 2015

Startup Cooking: 10 Rules For Making a Successful Startup Pancake

There is plenty of discussion about how to build a valuable and sustaining business. Yet, I don’t often see much coverage of the building blocks that…

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February 2, 2015

Ready! Aim! Fire!: How To Execute Successfully Every Time (Part 2)

This is the 2nd installment about startup planning and execution based on the concept of “Ready, Aim, Fire” – a time-tested, tried-and-true adage that applies as…

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February 2, 2015

Ready! Aim! Fire!: How To Execute Successfully Every Time (Part 1)

Ready!  Aim!  Fire! It’s a very old, tried and true adage.  This legendarily accepted process of operations works universally whether shooting a gun, a bow…

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