The Kauffman Fellows Research Center (KFRC) analyzed US venture-backed startup data from 2001 and it was observed that teams that had at least one lady in the founding team of startup had better chances of getting bigger capital investments. This claim is further supported by the fact that the woman founded companies have increased from 4% to 21.6% in the last two decades, although the progress is painfully slow the trend seems to show steady growth. Thus startups should capitalize on this advantage while choosing their founding partners. Read More>>
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Guide to a Perfect Pitch
1. Keep the pitch short and Focused:
Timing is crucial so take lesser time to pitch to make it better.
2. Turn your Pitch into a story
This is the best way to captivate your listener’s attention.
3. Explain exactly what is unique about your product or service:
Go back to the drawing board, if your product or service is not unique compared to the one already in the market.
4. Explain who your target audience is:
Use Demographics and psychographics to pinpoint your target audience.
5.Explain how you are going to obtain these customers:
Proposed Marketing/campaigning ideas, technique and methods to be included in the pitch.
E-Learning Startup Udacity Raises $35M to Launch ‘Nanodegrees’
The latest e-learning startup called Udacity Inc. has raised 35 million to redefine the way people learn.Unlike traditional companies in the marketplace, Udacity targets college grads and is built with the help of industry partners seeking skilled employees. Various Corporations provide the content and pay Udacity to develop online classes. Roughly three million users have signed up for the free Udacity courses. Read More>>