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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek pledges $1Bn of his wealth to back deeptech startups from Europe
At an online event today, Daniel Ek, the founder of Spotify, said he would invest 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) of his personal fortune in deeptech “moonshot projects”, spread across the next 10 ...
New road to the capital: Minority investors erect their own VC model
One of the major problems startups and small-business owners run into, though, is gaining access to capital. Tack on a couple of barriers to entry such as race, gender or being from the wrong ZIP code ...
Knoxville Biz Ticker: Soaky Mountain Waterpark to host food drive on 9/27 to celebrate last day of season
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit supports first responders with food and monetary donations For months, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and its guests have been honoring those who keep our communities safe ...
Rebecca Minkoff and Birchbox's Katia Beauchamp Are Empowering Female Entrepreneurs
Designer Rebecca Minkoff and Katia Beauchamp, the founder of Birchbox, the leading beauty and grooming subscription ...
Knoxville Biz Ticker: Communities to “See the Day Alzheimer’s is a Memory” during 6th anniversary of statewide “Purple Out Tennessee"
Courthouses and communities to “See the Day Alzheimer’s is a Memory” during 6th anniversary of statewide “Purple Out Tennessee" The future would look more clear – and a lot brighter – with ...
6 Steps To Creating The Perfect Pitch Deck
Most entrepreneurs are very skilled at executing and thinking about their company. However, investors think about how the world is changing on a macro level and where this change creates opportunities ...
Four Tips For Entrepreneurs On Navigating The 'New Normal'
Entrepreneurs need to know how to prepare. As a startup consultant, I believe meeting the needs of today goes beyond simply having a valuable product. Below are my recommendations for how ...
Maria Hinojosa Wants Latina Entrepreneurs To Know: You Are Good Enough
Maria Hinojosa, a pioneer in the media industry, shares her reflections on the US Latinx marketplace, and getting over her fears to ultimately build big things as leader of Futuro Media. Hinojosea's ...
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Pitching an Investor
Related: Make Your Next Pitch Instantly More Compelling By Using This One Philosopher's Framework If you need to discover your “why ... investors, VCs, and limited partners want to know ...
How to email an investor you’ve never met — and get a response
It might seem incredible that an unsolicited email from a startup founder to an investor they’ve never ... for me to take a meeting — I need to see why your business is a good fit for Storm ...
How a network of startup founders can help entrepreneurs become better decision-makers
The duo tells why entrepreneurs need ... investor came to us but we did not take it seriously. In 2004, we started a wireless broadband company, and that failed too because we still did not know ...
Is Bigger Always Better? Why This Entrepreneur Says No
I never wanted outside investors. I've seen entrepreneurs go that route ... You've bucked the "bigger is better" trend. Why? I think it's important to know where you're headed.