• CB Shoal Test – Sidebar Functionality

    The sidebar here should include related Crunchbase tags. This article does not represent exemplary writing. It uses the best words but not in a sensible order. Haiku: confusing,
    And sometimes does not make sense.
    Refrigerator. Read More

  • 500 Startups Introduces Batch 15: Under-Sea Drones, Puppy Treats, And On-Demand Snow Plowing

    It seems like only yesterday that we were introducing you to 500’s Batch 14, but Summer is gone, the demos have been done, we’ve picked our favs and it’s time to introduce you to the next group going through 500’s accelerator — 500 Startups’ Batch 15. 500 Startups has a thesis of investing in many startups, some that they consider “unsexy,”… Read More

  • Crunch Network

    Identikits Of The European Unicorns

    French Tech has never been in such good health: Showroomprivé and Deezer just announced their IPO, Leetchi its trade sale to Crédit Mutuel Arkéa group and several startups have announced significant funding rounds in France in the last three months (more than €10 million for Lengow, iAdvize, Geolid, Mirakl; €100 million for Sigfox; and $200 million for BlaBlaCar). Read More

  • Stars Versus Great Teams

    It is a truism in Silicon Valley that star employees are worth ten to one hundred times as much as ordinary employees. This calculus is especially true for software engineers, but also applies to product managers, sales executives, and other key employees. If you are a star performer, the sky’s the limit in terms of what technology companies will be willing to attract or keep… Read More