Pitching an investor for the first time? Here’s how to capture attention, plus a few misconceptions

Foremost I’m a founder – of Upsie, (ahem…) a platform for buying warranties for the electronics you own, love, and want to protect. I’m also a venture scout for the True Ventures Spoke program, which is designed to empower individuals from across the firm’s community to source and evaluate deals with the goal of investing in founders of […]

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Fearless Fund grant program was already ‘at risk’ before lawsuit

Fearless Fund’s Strivers Grant Program was already in danger before Edward Blum’s American Alliance for Equal Rights sued it in August, according to documents reviewed by TechCrunch. In June, just two months before the lawsuit was filed, the foundation arm of the fund held a company offsite in which it marked the Strivers Grant Program,

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Economic implications of start-ups to national and local economies 

These factors collectively contribute to the overall economic development and stability at national and local levels through the influence of start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures. 1. Job Creation: Start-ups generate employment opportunities by hiring skilled individuals, thus contributing to reducing unemployment rates and stimulating local economic growth. 2. Innovation and Productivity: Start-ups introduce innovative products, services,

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