We recently had the chance to sit down and chat with Barrett Daniels (@barr5tt), Co-founder and Managing Partner at Nextstep Advisory for our latest edition of the SeedStories podcast. Barrett is an expert in IPO-related technical accounting and I caught up with him to discuss the Twilio IPO and what it means for Silicon Valley.
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The recent news around Twitter teaming up with Giphy and Riffsy has unmistakably solidified GIFs role in social media. With more and more Tweets and posts using GIFs, the question remains: Why do they work? Here are 5 reasons!
We recently had the chance to sit down and chat with Jay Zhao (@jzhaos), a Principal and early stage investor at Granite Ventures. Jay actively works with Motiv, Airpair, Shout, Blockcypher and KindlyCare as part of Granite’s portfolio. In addition to helping with fundraising, he assists these companies with recruiting, strategy and partnership development. We discuss if the bubble is bursting for tech investments and how startup founders should navigate fundraising between seed and series A today.
We recently had the chance to sit down and chat with Steven Levy (@StevenLevy) the Editor in Chief for Medium’s Backchannel for the SeedStories podcast. Steven is a longtime technology writer and award-winning author of seven books, along with being an entrepreneur in own right in creating and growing Backchannel.
We recently had the chance to sit down and chat with Jay Acunzo, of NextView Ventures for the SeedStories podcast. Jay is currently NextView’s VP of Platform, editor of the NextView blog, and host/producer of the firm’s 5-star podcast, Traction.
Over the past few months, Influencer Marketing has become one of the hottest buzzwords in the marketing world. There’s no shortage of people — from professional athletes to marketing pros…
For many startups, landing a spot on the shelf at Walmart is nothing short of a dream. Getting your product and brand in front of millions of customers is powerful and often times transformative. We spoke to Zach Sousa of Walmart at Hasbro, whose job it is to help showcase products to the world on Walmart’s shelves, to get some of his insights and advice.
Of course, making a PR push before you have a solid MVP and business model is not recommended for most startups. However, if you are at a point where you’ve found a product-market fit, here’s a closer look at 3 things that PR is able to do that drive towards growth.
Initial growth is an exciting time for any startup. It’s a powerful and compelling feeling to watch your product start to increase in users. While it’s encouraging, initial growth can also be misleading. As your startup begins to pick up some early momentum it’s easy for first-time entrepreneurs to get ahead of themselves. Here’s a checklist.