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Investing in early stage startups

Thinking about doing “some angel investments into startups”? This requires a different mindset than investing in for instance stocks or bonds.

Uber, WeLabs, 8 Securities, Tesla, Angry Birds, etc, imagine you were an early stage angel investor in one (or more) of them.
Granted, they weren’t overnight successes of course, most Read more…

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Hong Kong as startup hub for hardware startups

What can Hong Kong mean for (Dutch) hardware startups?

Hong Kong startups has many similarities with startups The Netherlands in the way of challenges and knowledge. This is the first in a series of blog posts and in this post I will highlight the Hardware part of Hong Kong, other posts will be about startups in: Logistic, Finance and Garments.
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Running out of money is not a failure

Running out of money isn’t a valid failure reason.
While making the preparations for the next version of the Postmortem Conference about Startup Lessons Learned, I sometimes see founders writing: we failed because we ran out of money. Now those founders should get causation and correlation right. Read more…

How much money should a startup raise?

Fred Wilson, from Union Square Ventures say this on the subject;

Some startups raise more Read more…