The Top Startup, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Articles This Past Week

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How Many VCs Should You Pitch for Series A£ by @NextViewVC12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015 by Alex IvanovsPrioritizing Diversity In 2015 via @TechCrunch by @joelle_emersonHow to Build Online Relationships into Meaningful Networks via @msusterWhy Your Company Needs Marketing Materials via Create Business GrowthWhat should you include in your monthly investment update£ via @jasonWe Will Never Need Another Financing - @bfeld101 [...]

BUILDBox – The Top Startup, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurship Articles This Past Week

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BUILDBoxHow 'venture builders' are changing the startup model via @VentureBeat |Discuss the Ideal Exit with Investors by @davidcummings on StartupsThe Official Definitions of Seed, Series A, and Series B Rounds by @jason@BUILDUP #podcast w/ Semil Shah on How Can Underrepresented Minorities In Tech Can Build Bridges With InvestorsWeekend Read: Startups Should (Almost) Never Discount Their Prices via @wsjstartupAlways Be Creating by @99UHow Blogging [...]

The Top 20 Startup and Building Resources for Entrepreneurs This Week via BUILDBox.co

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Femgineer – Staying Relevant in a Dynamic FieldDevelopers are Users, Too — MediumNibbler - Test any website53 Of The Most Active Tech Acquirers: What Kind Of Startups Are They Looking For£20 Strategies Startups Can Use To Improve TeamworkA Unique Chronicle Of A Billion Dollar CompanyIf You Want Something, Go Get It : Under30CEODash API Docs on the App Store on iTunesAdvice For Older Entrepreneurs - Small Business Startup News - Business News for [...]

How Startup Funding Works – #infographic

 

How Startup Funding Works from Funders and Founders co-founder Anna Vital does a great job of visualizing the split of equity at different stages of a company’s life.

A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million from a VC another six months later. If all goes well. See how funding works in this infographic:

Is dilution bad? No, because your pie is getting bigger with each investment. But, yes, dilution is bad, because you are losing control of your company. So [...]

Tumblr is New York’s Largest Venture-Backed Exit

Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr was not only a win for Tumblr's investors and founders but for the New York tech scene as well. As before yesterday New York never had a billion dollar startup that was venture-backed.

CB Insights reports New York’s 10 Biggest Venture Capital Exits, as you can see below with Tumblr leading the way.

It will be interesting to see if other New York startups such as Foursquare, Meetup and Fab will join the list or billion dollar exit in years to come.