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Term Sheet

Collection by Antone Johnson


A hand-crafted collection of startup resources for entrepreneurs and investors ready to roll up their sleeves and dig into the gory details of Section 83(b) elections, super-pro rata preemptive rights, pay-to-play provisions and more! Intended for n00bs to hard-core securities law geeks and everyone in between. Venture forth, young entrepreneur!

Antone Johnson
Valuations: The Data Driven Guide Infographic Term Sheet, Young Entrepreneurs, Non Stop, Social Media, Experiment, Platforms, Infographics, Business, Link

409A Valuations

We recently analyzed 409A valuation data for 147 companies to answer the question: How do you check the 409A compliance box, get your strike price as low as possible, and spend as little time,...

Pie chart of angel-backed failure rates per David S. Rose Gust article (crudely rendered by me): Term Sheet, Business Sales, Young Entrepreneurs, Tech Logos, Pie, David, Angel, Chart, Torte

The Startup Failure Rate

The startup failure rate among angel-funded companies — serial entrepreneur and super angel investor David S. Rose shares breakdown of exits.

A VC’s Guide to Building a Startup Community on Quora Term Sheet, Young Entrepreneurs, Community, Writing, Feelings, Building, Buildings, Being A Writer, Construction

A VC’s Guide to Building a Startup Community on Quora

This guest post was written by Patrick Mathieson, who works at the venture firm Toba Capital. Feel free to reach out to him via Quora or…

Infographic – How Startup Funding Works. This infographic shows how startup funding works from angel round to IPO, and how entrepreneurs normally split the pie with investors. Business Angel, Inbound Marketing, Digital Marketing Strategy, Content Marketing, Start Ups, Ideas Emprendedoras, Économie Collaborative, Small Business Start Up, Online Shops

How Startup Funding Works - Infographic

This infographic shows how startup funding works for a hypothetical startup splitting equity with angel investors, venture capitalists and IPO.

Where have the IPOs gone? Via Wall Street Journal: Term Sheet, Young Entrepreneurs, Wall Street Journal, Bar Chart, Chill, Tech, Feelings, Bar Graphs, Technology

Tech Startups Feel an IPO Chill

Sky-high valuations are starting to backfire on some Silicon Valley companies that are trying to raise more money or go public; Dropbox stalls

Gust: US #Crowdfunding in 2014 Term Sheet, Young Entrepreneurs

Gust: US #Crowdfunding in 2014

Hacking the Startup Fundraising Matrix — Medium Term Sheet, Raising Capital, Young Entrepreneurs, Investors, Fundraising, Bar Chart, Finance, Hacks, Medium

Hacking the Startup Fundraising Matrix

“The Matrix is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.” — Morpheus Contrary to what you may believe, there is a proven formula for raising capital. It’s what the…

The Hottest Startup Sectors - Tomasz Tunguz, Redpoint VC Advertising Apps, Term Sheet, Trends, Inspirational Videos, Cloud Computing, Data Science, Big Data, Hot, Bar Chart

The Hottest Startup Sectors by @ttunguz

There’s a cyclicality to fundraising. Certain sectors rise quickly and become competitive while others decline. I’ve been wondering about the state of the market. First, which sectors are in vogue now in Seed investing and Series A investing? Second, is there a delay between the sectors attracting seed capital and Series A capital? In other words, do seed investors see trends before VCs do? The chart above shows the trends in the seed investment market.

20 Milliarden US-Dollar investieren Business Angels jährlich in Start-ups :: de investieren, ideen investieren,investing ideas, Start Up Business, Business Planning, Succesful People, Business Angels, Start Ups, Information Graphics, Business Inspiration, Business Ideas, Business Entrepreneur

The State of Angel Investment [Infographic] - AlleyWatch

Wondering how you can reach out to angel investors? According to Startups.co, doing so might be easier than you think. Angel investors spend $20 billion dollars a year on businesses, with 80% of those funds being invested in seed or early stage ventures. There are 258,000 angel investors in the United States alone, and New …

New York is becoming a major tech hub. San Diego and Chicago are healthy tech markets. But when it comes to tech acquisitions, Silicon Valley still reigns supreme. Term Sheet, Fastest Growing Industries, Career Information, Young Entrepreneurs, Be Your Own Boss, Startups, Top Ten, Supreme, San Diego

The top 10 spots for tech acquisitions: Silicon Valley, Silicon Valley, everywhere else

New York is becoming a major tech hub. San Diego and Chicago are healthy tech markets. But when it comes to tech acquisitions, Silicon Valley still reigns supreme.

The Urban Shift in the U. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart - Richard Florida - The Atlantic Cities Term Sheet, Business Infographics, Young Entrepreneurs, Atlantic City, Make It Work, Detroit, Work On Yourself, Cities, Innovation

CityLab - Bloomberg

Bloomberg CityLab reports on the world’s cities, communities, and neighborhoods: How they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions they need.

startup infographic & chart Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything Infographic Description Quick Responsive Development. In contrast to traditional Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business School, Writing A Business Plan, Start Up Business, Business Planning, Business Ideas, Innovation, Design Thinking, Continuous Deployment

Steve Blank Tesla and Adobe: Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment

For the last 75 years products (both durable goods and software) were built via Waterfall development. This process forced companies to release and launch products by model years, and market new an…