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Entrepreneurs seek advice and connections during Twin Cities Startup Week

Entrepreneurs seek advice and connections during Twin Cities Startup Week

Each year, Beta hosts Twin Cities Startup Week, an annual week-long series of seminars, discussions, demos and networking events designed to continue to grow the region’s startup ecosystem. This week, thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, academics and business leaders will attend events in the Twin Cities designed to help them grow and fund their businesses, change …

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Ledgy, a Carta for European Startups to Manage Equity and Cap Tables, Raises $22M from NEA, Sequoia and More

Ledgy, a Carta for European Startups to Manage Equity and Cap Tables, Raises $22M from NEA, Sequoia and More

Managing cap and equity tables in high-growth companies can be a complicated (and sometimes messy) business, a fact that founders and employees often discover too late. This has given rise to a wave of companies creating software to help, and today a European leader in this pack announces funding to fuel its own growth. Ledgy, …

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This Year-Old Mysuru E-Commerce Startup Sees 100% Mom Growth

This Year-Old Mysuru E-Commerce Startup Sees 100% Mom Growth

Leveraging their learnings in supply chain and logistics management at the Boston Consulting Group and their personal experiences with family businesses, Rahul Aggarwal and Hariher Balasubramanian started BuyEazzy. Founded in 2021, BuyEazzy is an e-commerce platform that focuses on beauty and personal care products. The Mysuru-based startup aims to be the go-to shopping destination for …

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What is the bare minimum needed for pre-seed financing?

What is the bare minimum needed for pre-seed financing?

By Marc Schroder As a newbie venture capitalist interested in enterprise SaaS startups, I often get this question, “What is the minimum needed to get pre-seed funding?” Recently, we’ve seen investors act earlier, investing in startups that are often nothing more than an idea and a logo. Growth-stage investing is collapsing before our eyes and …

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Explained: Why is SEBI concerned about Indian start-up valuations?

Explained: Why is SEBI concerned about Indian start-up valuations?

The Securities Exchange Board of India has recently asked private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) funds focused on private market investments to disclose details of their valuation practices. Over the past year, India has seen the creation of several unicorns as VCs and PEs rush to fund start-ups in various sectors. In CY2021, India …

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Remedial Health, supported by YC in Nigeria, raises $4.4m in seed funding

Remedial Health, supported by YC in Nigeria, raises $4.4m in seed funding

Earlier this year, Nigerian health tech startup Remedial Health announced plans to expand into the West African country by digitizing pharmacies and improving the efficiency of the pharmaceutical supply chain. after raising seed money. The YC-backed startup has since February expanded its reach from six to 16 states within the populous nation, and plans to …

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Insurtech Startup Zopper Raises $75M in Series C Funding Round

Insurtech Startup Zopper Raises $75M in Series C Funding Round

Zopper announced that he had lifted $75 million in a Series C financing led by You will createwith the participation of Company ICICI and Bessemer Venture Partners. Existing investor Blume Ventures also participated in the tour. world tigercurrently invested in the business, will continue to expand its support for future growth. Founded in 2011 by …

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Local woman to take part in 'TheBlox,' an entrepreneurial documentary series created by MTV star

Local woman to take part in ‘TheBlox,’ an entrepreneurial documentary series created by MTV star

FARGO — Kelsey Rasco knows full well that starting a new business is difficult. The owner of Dash & White, a home and decor store at 4600 32nd Ave. S., told the Forum that she had a guest who visited her at 3 a.m. every morning. “It’s called anxiety,” joked Rasco. But one morning, that …

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5 essential skills of every successful entrepreneur

5 essential skills of every successful entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Starting a business is hard work, and it’s not for everyone. Entrepreneurs are a special breed of people and to be successful they must have specific skills that set them apart from the rest. Entrepreneurs need to be flexible and resilient, but they also need to know …

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I quit my teaching job to start a small business because I was crying everyday from the stress.  I'm so glad I did.

I quit my teaching job to start a small business because I was crying everyday from the stress. I’m so glad I did.

Cheryl Ritzel has decided to quit her teaching job after 26 years. The straw that broke the camel’s back was the pandemic. She was only five years away from retirement and receiving the full benefits of her pension. Ritzel started a local photography business called FocusEd Camera where she is much happier. Loading Something is …

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