Tag: managing partner

  • VCs say Silicon Valley isnt the gold mine it used to be

    In the days leading up to TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018, The Economist published the cover story, ‘Why Startups Are Leaving Silicon Valley.’ The author outlined reasons why the Valley has “peaked.” Venture capital investors are deploying capital outside the Bay Area more than ever before. High-profile entrepreneurs and investors, Peter Thiel, for example, have left. Rising […]

  • What every startup founder should know about exits

    Benjamin Joffe The dream of a startup founder can often be summarized by the following well-intentioned, and mostly delusional, quote: “We’ll You invest a few years of hard work to build something of value. One day you receive an acquisition offer out of the blue. You’re elated. And you’re not prepared. You drop everything to focus […]

  • Frontier Car Group raises another $58M for its used-car marketplace for emerging economies

    We’ve seen a large wave of used-car sales startups launch across developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, disrupting a marketplace that has largely been untouched for years. Now a startup focusing on the used car-sales opportunity specifically in developing economies is ramping up its activities. Frontier Car Group, a Berlin startup that has built […]