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Should You Make Way For A Professional CEO: 4 Rules To Decide

In the wake of Sam Bankman-Fried’s kamikaze dive, there are some questions about whiz-kids who start unicorns...

The #1 Skill That VCs Should Have And Entrepreneurs Should Seek

Here are the results from one of my LinkedIn surveys on the key skill to become a...

Snakes In The Garden Of ESG: 5 Strategies To Make ESG VC More Successful

As is true in the implementation of many principled goals, especially from the financial community, there seem...

The Best VC Financing Instrument For Unicorns Outside Silicon Valley

When venture capital first became institutionalized in the late 1950s, the most prominent instrument was the subordinated...

Who Is The Greatest Fool In A Broken Unicorn-VC Chain?

One of the most successful VC investors, Masayoshi Son, has noted that “startup winter” will be here...

Can ~100% More Ventures In Majority Black Areas Lead To Faster Economic Development?

The good news: More entrepreneurs are starting ventures in majority black areas, according to a study by...

Has Mark Cuban, The Smartest Shark, Started The End Of Pitch Competitions?

In the early years of entrepreneurial education, business schools mainly sponsored business plan contests. These contests, however,...

Unicorn Strategies Of Elon Musk: 8 Signs That Tesla May Be Peaking

Elon Musk has been one of the great unicorn-entrepreneurs of the last 30 years, and his greatest...